Good Scientific Conduct in Health Sciences
This course provides students with an overview of, and guidance on, what constitutes Good Scientific Practice in Health Sciences, including code of good conduct, definitions of scientific misconduct, rules for authorship on scientific publications, plagiarism, and gender/cultural issues in scientific collaborations.
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- Introduction to ethics in science and scientific integrity; history and definitions of good scientific conduct/misconduct
- Guidelines on good scientific conduct at the University of Basel
- Authorship rules and issues in scientific publications
- Conflicts of interest and ghostwriting
- Data fabrication and falsification; bad data practices
- The role of health scientists in society; the culture of student-supervisor relationships
- Working in the Global South
PhD students of Clinical Research, Epidemiology, Medicines Development, Nursing Science, Public Health /Epidemiology incl. Insurance Medicine, and Sport Science registered in PPHS. Also, PhD students of the SSPH+PhD Program Public Health have access to this course.
Workload & Credits
1 ECTS (7 sessions of 2 hours/semester)
Every spring semester
Mondays from 15.15-17.00