800924 VU/1 VU Good Scientific Practice in Social Sciences and Humanities

winter semester 2020/2021 | Last update: 06.10.2020 Place course on memo list
800924
VU Good Scientific Practice in Social Sciences and Humanities
VU 1
2,5
Block
each semester
English

Understanding the principles of good scientific practice (GSP)

Understanding the relevance of the principles of GSP for your own research practice and for science in general

Knowing strategies of dealing with research misconduct

Understanding the responsibility of supervisors and research institutions

Principles of good scientific practice (GSP)

Basic topics of GSP, specifically

- citation and plagiarism

- authorship

- data management

- dealing with research misconduct

- role and responsibility of supervisors and institutions

Questionable Research Practices (QSP)

Reflecting the relevance of GSP for your own research practice

Input by lecturer; group discussions; group tasks; role plays

Seminar paper reflecting lessons learned and relevance for own PhD research

Basic reading:

Merton, R. K. (1968). Science and democratic social structure. In R. K. Merton (Ed.), Social theory and social structure (1968 enlarged ed., pp. 604-615). New York: The Free Press.

Additional literature will be provided through OLAT.

The course will be completely online which poses some challenges. I would appreciate if you can all make it possible to have your webcam active during the seminar sessions as this provides a better basis for communication.

20.11.2020
Group 0
Date Time Location
Fri 2020-11-20
09.00 - 13.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Fri 2020-11-27
09.00 - 13.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Fri 2020-12-04
09.00 - 13.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Fri 2020-12-11
09.00 - 13.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Group Booking period
800924-0 2020-09-01 00:00 - 2020-10-05 23:59
Becker A.