22 FEB 2021

To plagiarise is one of the pitfalls students can come across in their studies. A few cases in Germany demonstrate that some students never learn the right way. Some renowned politicians had to step down because experts found that they plagiarised in their PhD thesis. In an interview for the Neue Presse Coburg, Path2Integrity coordinator Prof. Julia Prieß-Buchheit discussed students' plagiarism and how universities of applied sciences lead students on the path to write original...

18 FEB 2021

The EU Horizon2020 Project Path2Integrity (P2I) supports a culture that values honest, reliable, respectful, and accountable science and raises awareness of the principles of research integrity across Europe. The actions, supported by a group of twenty-five (25) international science leaders, recognize the importance that trustworthy scientific information plays in society. The learning settings as well as posters, booklets, videos, and other communications materials target secondary school...

12 FEB 2021

In the face of today’s complex challenges, society more than ever needs honest and trustworthy research. In recent years, the EU-funded project Path2Integrity has developed a freely usable programme that can be easily implemented by secondary & high school students and teachers, as well as higher education organisations. Making the project’s outputs more visible to public, Path2Integrity has created two short videos, highlighting our central ideas and materials. The...

9 FEB 2021

The annual European University Association (EUA) Thematic Workshop was focused on artificial intelligence (AI), data management and the digital world of doctoral education. The event took place on 21-22 January in an entirely online environment. More than 260 participants gathered to discuss the emerging issues related to digitalisation in doctoral education. Within the excellent team of educators was Path2Integrity’s project coordinator - Prof. Julia Priess-Buchheit. During the...

27 JAN 2021

In times of uncertainty the coherence of responsible research is ever more important. It is vital that this process is aligned with the principles for research integrity, namely reliability, honesty, respect and accountability. Today Mariya Gabriel from the European Commission and 25 outstanding international role models support this very important topic by speaking up for good scientific practice and by using their image and scientific credentials. This action serves as motivation...

25 JAN 2021

English, German, Italian, French, Polish and Spanish - these are the six languages in which you can find Path2Integrity’s press release on "Establishing a culture of research integrity with innovative educational methods," available in CORDIS. The publication reflects Path2Integrity’s presence at the European Commission’s EUvsVirus Hackathon, where the project presented its "Trust in Science" tool, which became a winner in the category of Social and...

14 JAN 2021

Path2Integrity wishes you a very healthy and prosperous new year! The emergence of Covid-19 resulted in a great deal of challenges and limitations. Regardless, the Path2Integrity team maintained united in our common goal to promote the excellence of coherent and responsible research integrity. We have created a short video, showcasing our most significant achievements during 2020. Watch the video

11 JAN 2021

During October, 2020 Path2Integrity announced the project’s Dialogues on Research Integrity (RI), which present an outstanding opportunity for anyone interested to join a vivid discussion on various topics related to the responsible and coherent communication of research data. The first three Dialogues have been held during November in an entirely online environment, however, were deemed a great success as more than 50 participants from all over the world joined the insightful...

20 NOV 2020

Path2Integrity project member Nicolaus Wilder held an insightful workshop on "Good Scientific Practice in the Age of Artificial Intelligence - Opportunities and Challenges through AI-based (Re)Writing Tools for Higher Education" on 10 and 11 November. The session was held in an entirely online environment in a collaboration with Prof. Dr. Doris Weßels (Kiel University of Applied Sciences). In times of social distancing, where technology is vastly developing and higher...

3 NOV 2020

A recent case study on the Synchronous hybrid learning in times of social distancing is now available in the International Journal for Innovation Education and Research. The paper is a result of a case study on the benefits, trainer’s challenges and guidelines for distant learning and is conducted by the Path2Integrity project coordinator Julia Priess-Buchheit. The emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic has called for drastic changes in the learning formats of the Higher education...

21 OCT 2020

A commentary on "Research integrity: nine ways to move from talk to walk" is now available in the Nature journal. The publication is part of the Standard Operating Procedures for Research Integrity (SOPs4RI) study, conducted by a team of international researchers together with Path2Integrity advisory board member Nicole Föger. Illustration by David Parkins The study reveals multiple occasions of fraud, questionable research reports and foot-dragging from academia...

7 OCT 2020

The Path2Integrity Community Nepal held an online event on the topic of "Ethics in Public Health Research: Politics and Practices" on 1 October 2020. The webinar gave an opportunity to a number of associate professors to present on the respective of their specialty topics, such as: Research of conduct in health research in Nepal; Strategies for Ethical Research Practices in Public Health; Deontological vs. teleological debates in Nepal: a bioethical perspective; Working towards a...

5 OCT 2020

Path2Integrity is eager to announce the Call for Papers "Dialogues on learning research integrity". Technology has become an impeccable part of peoples’ lives and has been even further affected as of the recent COVID-19 pandemic, which forced many institutions to conduct their day-to-day tasks exclusively online. Therein, the issue of how to safely navigate facts and fiction is ever more important. Path2Integity is aiming to draw attention from various target...

29 SEP 2020

"Are you willing to learn and to be part of a translation task funded by the European Commission?  Path2Integrity offers internships, especially to university students from the EU Member States and to nationals from candidate countries who wish to acquire an understanding of multilingual projects and gain personal experience in a multicultural and multilingual environment. We are looking for interns to join the Project Path2Integrity, supervised by Katharina Miller (3C...

14 SEP 2020

A dataset that lists feedback given by participants and educators of lessons based on the Path2Integrity learning cards for research integrity is now available in RIO journal.  The feedback recorded both positive and negative teaching experiences, what worked well and which difficulties the experienced teachers and trainers with various professional and academic backgrounds encountered. It is deemed relevant for the further improvement of the learning cards. The Path2Integrity...

4 SEP 2020

More than 200 scholars and students met up online on 1 September 2020 to attend the ‘Webinar on Social Science Research Ethics: Theories, Practices and Learnings’. The event was organized and moderated by Path2Integrity Community Nepal. The objective of the webinar was to provide a forum for discussion of the existing issues in social science research ethics and research integrity. Speakers elaborated on topics such as teaching research ethics and integrity, context...

19 AUG 2020

Path2Integrity Community Nepal is welcoming you to a webinar on "Social Science Research Ethics: Theories, Practices and Learnings". The webinar will provide a constructive platform for all scholars, researchers along with interested personnel, and will address topics as data protection, questionable research methods, safeguards, research integrity and research ethics in social science. Come and join us on Tuesday, 1st September 2020 at 12:00pm to 14:30pm CEST Brussels time...

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...