25 JUN 2020

Path2Integrity’s spin-off has won its second hackathon! This time on a national level, the project took part in the German hackathon #wirfürschule ("we for school"). The hackathon took place between 8 - 12 June and brought together experience, ideas and problem-solving skills in nine thematic areas. Path2Integrity’s product In Data We Trust? became a winner in the category ‘Future competencies’. Path2Integrity’s coordinator Prof....

4 JUN 2020

The second Path2Integrity learning cards introductory video is here! This time focusing on the M and Y-series learning cards, the video helps future and active researchers learn the principles of openness, honesty and reliability. In the form of a visually appealing animation, this video applies the M and Y learning cards in various scientific environments and brings researchers in all fields closer to the topic of research integrity. You can download the M+Y-series introductory video...

22 MAY 2020

An abridged version of the Path2Integrity’s grant proposal is now part of the RIO Journal! The document provides extensive information about the project’s specific objectives, overall aims, concept and methodology. It also highlights the expected impacts of the project on educational organisations, stakeholders, EU government policy makers and many others, and discusses the structures and procedures of the project implementation plan. You can access the paper here. This...

15 MAY 2020

Last month, members of Path2Integrity were part of the #EUvsVirus hackathon. The event was organised by the European Commission in close collaboration with the EU member states and aimed to connect civil society, innovators, partners and investors across Europe and beyond in order to develop innovative solutions for coronavirus-related challenges. Based on the initial project research results, Path2Integrity’s coordinator, Prof. Julia Prieß-Buchheit, and lawyer and ethics...

4 MAY 2020

The COVID-19 lockdown poses challenges for many initiatives, including Path2Integrity. Despite the limits set by the pandemic, project coordinator Prof. Julia Priess-Buchheit organised a virtual symposium on March 16, which focused on evaluating and learning research ethics (RE) & research integrity (RI). The virtual event opened with a speech by Julia "About learning research ethics and research integrity", which provided an overview of the Path2Integrity learning...

21 APR 2020

The INSPIRE project, together with the Netherlands Research Integrity Network (NRIN), organized a symposium in Untrecht, the Netherlands, on 27 January 2020. The event united many initiatives fostering responsible research practices and aimed to inspire its visitors with unique practices and mutual learning for the successful implementation of initiatives. Prof. Julia Prieß-Buchheit, the project coordinator was invited to give a talk about Path2Integrity and to introduce the...

14 APR 2020

The first Path2Integrity learning cards introductory video is here! While focusing on the S-series learning cards, the video shows in a visually appealing way how teachers and trainers can effectively use the cards to teach different subjects related to research integrity and bring secondary school students and undergraduates closer to the topic. The video depicts how preparation tasks as well as classroom exercises can be assigned, but also how to evaluate the learning progress. Watch...

13 APR 2020

Path2Integrity is initiating the Path2Integrity breakfast workshop series, in which project members and interested experts, stakeholders or other individuals who could contribute to the success of the project discuss aspects of research integrity in an informal atmosphere. In order to establish a network for teachers and lecturers who teach or want to teach research integrity, Path2Integrity is participating in and organising various events where potential endorsers and influencers...

9 MAR 2020

Path2Integrity consortium members and international advisory board experts from seven European countries met up in Esbjerg, Denmark, for the project’s annual meeting on 17 and 18 February 2020. The two days in Esbjerg were filled with insightful presentations, intensive discussions and fruitful workshops. The first hours of the meeting were devoted to the Path2Integrity learning cards. Together with the handbook of instructions, the Path2Integrity learning cards will become...

22 JAN 2020

The first addition to Path2Integrity’s open science collection in RIO Journal contains a compendium of curricula in which Research Integrity (RI), Research Ethics (RE) and associated fields are mentioned from across Europe, including  Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Poland and Spain.  The paper provides an up-to-date map of examples from school and university curricula that currently include RI/RE and related topics (e.g academic writing, data management,...

6 DEC 2019

During an international symposium on scientific practice that was convened at Coburg University on 11 and 12 November 2019, Path2Integrity held a workshop entitled "Path2Integrity – Learning how to argue for good research practice". The participants – educators and instructors from various academic disciplines who regularly teach bachelor and master students – promote and train scientific work in various topics, such as academic writing, working with reference...

3 DEC 2019

The "Fourth Industrial Revolution and its ethical impacts" congress took place on 21 and 22 November 2019 in Madrid, Spain. The event was co-organized by Path2Integrity, the European Women Lawyers Association, the Global Leadership Academy implemented by GIZ and the Conference of INGO of the Council of Europe, with the support of the Spanish Government and the Ministry of Science and Universities. Welcoming 63 speakers from 23 countries, the congress focused on social...

18 NOV 2019

Infographics summarising main discussion points from the meeting. Credit: Holly Draws Path2Integrity organised in a mini-conference on teaching Research Integrity that took place on 29 October in Brussels, Belgium, and welcomed more than 80 stakeholders, members from different faculties, representatives of research ethics committees and research integrity offices. The event was held following the final conference of the Horizon 2020 project ENERI (European Network of Research Ethics and...

7 NOV 2019

With the Path2Integrity learning cards for Research Integrity, secondary school students and bachelor students, master students and young researchers are sensitised for the topic and get to learn what it means that good research is based on honesty. Through the use of the dialogical method, students actively deal with Research Integrity questions in roleplay and storytelling. They engage in real-life examples and acquire competencies that are necessary for the development and use of...

6 NOV 2019

"With our Path2Integrity campaign, we hope to bring awareness to the topic in schools, colleges and universities in at least 15 European countries. We will use flyers, infographics, flash cards, posters and brochures," - says our coordinator Prof Julia Prieß-Buchheit in a recent interview for the Kiel University magazine and the local newspaper Kieler Nachrichten. The article, featuring interviews with Prof Prieß-Buchheit, Coburg University and Nicolaus Wilder,...

23 OCT 2019

About 3000 participants from all over the world were discussing the question what education should look like in times of uncertainty at the largest European Conference on Educational Research (ECER). From 3 to 6 September 2019 researchers from 79 countries explored how educational systems around the world can meet the challenges of our fast-moving modern times in lectures, presentations and workshops at the University of Hamburg. In their lecture on "Why role play and storytelling...

21 OCT 2019

Highlight the benefits of research integrity and ethics in the European research environment by submitting your paper on the topic "Building a culture of research integrity: problems, challenges, good practices" in the polish journal Edukacja (Education) Quarterly for a special English-language thematic issue!  Path2Integrity invites academics, researchers of research integrity and research culture, members of international consortia implementing EU...

10 OCT 2019

When it comes to research the "rules of the game" go far past the correct citation of sources and statistics. Which principles are considered good when it comes to research practice? This was the topic of a reserach integrity dedicated presentation that was given by Path2Integrity members Nicolaus Wilder, Kiel University and Lisa Häberlein, Coburg University at the European Researchers´ Night 2019 in the Kiel Region, Germany. The presentation aimed to educate...