Research ethics course starting September '19

Due to demand, the course on Research Ethics will be offered again this September. The target audience is RMA students and PhD candidates at FGB, but the course is also open to other interested parties, subject to availability. The course deals with issues such as how to involve human subjects in your trials; transparency; data storage; what if your results challenge the results of your supervisor or your peers, or if your results have negative outcome for the financier?; publication pressure; and who to include as co-authors?

  • Lecturers : dr. Anders Schinkel and invited speakers;
  • Credits : 3 EC;
  • Costs : €375;
  • Dates: : 10, 12, 17, and 19 September;
  • Time : 10 – 12:30 hrs;
  • Venue : to be announced (VU Campus);
  • Click to register.

The course aims to train the participants to follow ethical principles and to be responsible researchers and concludes with a paper assignment. Click to view the comprehensive study guide. If you have any queries about the course, get in touch with a.schinkel@vu.nlWord of advice: Do not make any financial commitments before having discussed it with your supervisors!