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Good Scientific Practice

To introduce the beginning scientists at the Physics Department into the important topic of Good Scientific Practice the Faculty Graduate Center organizes a workshop once per semester. This page offers material and further reading.

Starting WS 2016/7 the events are organised in cooperation with ProLehre (Dr. Ratko-Dehnert).

  • Presentation of SS 2019, 16.07.2019 as PDF or Prezi
  • Presentation of WS 2018/9, 13.2.2019 as PDF or Prezi


Further reading

  • Benjamin K. Sovacool (2008) Exploring Scientific Misconduct: Isolated Individuals, Impure Institutions, or an Inevitable Idiom of Modern Science?. Bioethical Inquiry (2008) 5: 271–282. doi:10.1007/s11673-008-9113-6
  • Nicholas H. Steneck (2006) Fostering Integrity in Research: Definitions, Current Knowledge, and Future Directions. Sci Eng Ethics. March 2006, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 53–74. doi:10.1007/PL00022268
  • Katherine S. Button et al. (2013) Power failure: why small sample size undermines the reliability of neuroscience. Nature Reviews Neuroscience 14, 365–376 (May 2013). doi:10.1038/nrn3475
  • Wolfgang Stroebe, Fritz Strack (2014) The Alleged Crisis and the Illusion of Exact Replication. Perspectives on Psychological Science Vol 9, Issue 1, pp 59–71. doi:10.1177/1745691613514450
  • Kerry Dwan, Douglas G. Altman, Juan A. Arnaiz, Jill Bloom, An-Wan Chan, et al. (2008) Systematic Review of the Empirical Evidence of Study Publication Bias and Outcome Reporting Bias. PLoS ONE 3(8): e3081. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0003081
  • John P. A. Ioannidis (2005) Why Most Published Research Findings Are False. PLoS Med 2(8): e124. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.0020124
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