Research Integrity: Basic Workshop - change of format: online

Research Integrity: Basic Workshop - in person 27.02.2024 13:00 - 17:00 (Tue)Dahlem Research School, Hittorfstraße 16, Room 001Dr. Anstötz, Britta
Dr. Hirschberg, Ruth
Welker, Bertram
Research Integrity: Basic Workshop - in person28.02.2024 09:00 - 17:00 (Wed)Dahlem Research School, Hittorfstr. 16, Room 001Dr. Anstötz, Britta
Dr. Hirschberg, Ruth
Welker, Bertram

Please note that all participants for this workshops will first be placed on a waiting list. You will shortly receive a confirmation message if places are available.

Before booking a workshop, please make sure that you can attend for the entire duration and save the dates. When participants do not show up or cancel on a very short notice, other interested parties are denied a chance to participate.



Doctoral researchers of all disciplines in the early stages of their doctoral studies.


What is good scientific practice? The introductory workshop will cover basic elements of good scientific practice and research integrity and help participants avoid questionable practices and misconduct.


The workshop is based on the Guidelines for Good Research Practice of the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG) and the Statute for Safeguarding Good Scientific Practice (GWP-Satzung) of Freie Universität Berlin.

The workshop covers:

  • Historical introduction and definition of good research practice
  • Overview of relevant regulations, statutes and procedures (with an ombudsperson of Freie Universität Berlin)
  • Rights and responsibilities regarding doctoral supervision; supervision agreements
  • Support services at Freie Universität Berlin and the Berlin University Alliance
  • Documentation, plagiarism and authorship
  • Data management, storage and transfer


Case studies will be analyzed and discussed and tasks assigned for group work. Participants will receive comprehensive information after the workshop.


Further Information

This workshop comprises 12 work units.

 If there are free spots, we also allow postdocs to participate.


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Britta Anstötz, Ruth Hirschberg, Bertram Welker