The planned schedule is a session per week (2 hours/week)
Schedule: Wednesday, 11:00-13:00
Dates: October-December 2019
Course starts on October 2nd
Estimated workload: 10 sessions (20 hours) plus recommended readings
Equivalence in credits: 2 ECTS
Registration is closed
Next course will start in October 2019 (registration will open in September).
All human activities have implications on our society. Research activity not only does but also the overall research system is based on trust. Then, responsible research conduct is of outmost importance. The goal of the course is to provide an overview of the rules and professional practices that are considered as responsible conduct of research and engineering. Ph. D. students, post-doctoral researchers and everybody involved in research and innovation must know the principles and practices that define a responsible conduct and the ones that are not appropriate and are identified as misconduct.
Introduction on Responsible Research and Innovation
Conflicts of interest
Presenting the results
Warming up readings:
Facebook’s Emotional Manipulation Study Is Just the Latest Effort to Prod Users. MIT Technology Review. July 1st 2014
“How journals like Nature, Cell and Science are damaging science” by Randy Schekman. The Guardian. December 9th 2013
“How science goes wrong” The Economist. October 19th 2013