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Joeri Tijdink

AmsterdamUMC, Vrije Universiteit
Joeri Tijdink

Joeri Tijdink is an Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department (Faculty of Humanities) and Prinicipal Investigator at the Ethics, Law and Humanities department of the Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc. His main research focusses on research integrity, mental health in academia, research culture, publication pressure, open science, the validity of clinical trials and assessment of research and researchers. He is currently leading a workpackage in the EU-funded SOPs4RI-project that creates policy for research performing and research funding organisations. He is also the author of the book Scholar on the Sofa, how to survive in academia (2019). Apart from his work as a researcher, he works as a clinical psychiatrist, is recently appointed as member of the Young Academy in the Netherlands (2022) and is cofounder and chair of De Jonge Psychiater (, a not for profit organization that discusses and promotes research in psychiatry.

Talk: It is time that funders take responsibility for RI? – 6 ways how they can follow suit
Various stakeholders in science have put research integrity high on their agenda. Among them, research funders are in pole position to incentivize responsible research practices; researchers are dependent on funding and will follow the requirements funders make. However, this is not common practice yet. In this talk, I highlight that funder can develop and implement a Research Integrity Promotion Plan RIPP), emphasize what core topics can be addressed by funders to foster RI  and zoom in on what other measures (randomized grant allocation, evaluation criteria) funders can implement to guide funders towards strengthening RI-policy in their own organisations.

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