Estonian Code of Conduct for Research Integrity Agreement signed

On 1st of November Estonian universities, research institutions, the Estonian Research Council and the Ministry of Education and Research signed the Estonian Code of Conduct for Research Integrity Agreement.

By joining the Estonian Code of Conduct for Research Integrity Agreement, the research institutions confirmed that they respect the main values of research and the principles of action described in the text of the Estonian Code of Conduct for Research Integrity finalized in 2017 in cooperation between Estonian research institutions, the Estonian Academy of Sciences, the Estonian Research Council and the Ministry of Education and Research.

The Estonian Code of Conduct for Research Integrity has been created as a framework document that provides guidelines to all Estonian research institutions and the researchers working there. The Estonian Research Council initiated the creation of the Code of Conduct for Research Integrity early in 2016 by forming a work group that included representatives from the Ministry of Education and Research, the Estonian Research Council, the Estonian Academy of Sciences, and research institutions. The Estonian Research Council entrusted the drafting of the text to the Centre for Ethics at the University of Tartu, which had already started preparing the research integrity document for the University of Tartu; therefore, the two initiatives were combined.

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Estonian universities, research institutions and the Estonian Research Council sign the Estonian Code of Conduct for Research Integrity Agreement

21 research institutions signed the research integrity agreement

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