Mapping Normative Frameworks for EThics and Integrity of REsearch (EnTIRE)

Last modified: May 22, 2017

Dr. Natalie Evans, Laura Hartman, Giulia Inguaggiato, Prof. dr. Lex M. Bouter, prof. Dr. Guy Widdershoven, VUmc, Amsterdam on behalf of the EnTIRE consortium

The areas of Research Ethics and Research Integrity (RE+RI) are rapidly evolving. In the EU and internationally, new legislation, codes of conduct and good practices are constantly being developed. In this complex and dynamic environment, researchers cannot easily identify the correct rules and best tools for responsible conduct of research.

Our aim is to create an online platform thatmakes the normative framework governing RE+RI easily accessible, supports application in research and evaluation, and involves all stakeholders in a participatory way ensuring sustainability. The value of this online dynamic platform will lie in the availability of practical and up-to-date information on how to comply with EU, national and discipline-specific RE+RI standards and legislation, including information on rules and procedures, educational materials, and illustrative cases and scenarios. Adopting open science (open source and open data) approaches, the platform will be easy to use, by applying novel techniques for data collection and comparison, enabling users to navigate quickly and intuitively to appropriate content.

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