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...

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...