Good Scientific Practice
Maraike Büst, M.A.
Giessen, 2020
Target Group:
This module is intended for students, phd's, postdocs and teaching staff (in higher education).
Learning Goals:
After completing this module:
  • you will know the rules of good scientific practice according to the premises of the DFG, among others.
  • you will be able to organise your own everyday study, teaching and research in such a way that it complies with the rules of good scientific practice.
  • you know the forms and practices of scientific misconduct and their consequences.
  • You will become familiar with practices of research data management as a preventive measure for scientific misconduct.
  • You know how and to whom you can turn in the academic study and research landscape in case of suspected cases.
Processing Time:
approx. 20 - 35 minutes
On the left side you will find an overview of the individual points of the module. You can work through them in order or according to personal preference.
Individual content blocks contain small self-tests to check your knowledge of Good Scientific Practice.
At the end you will find a detailed literature view with further literature recommendations.
Further Literature:
A detailed literature review can be found at the end of the learning module under "References"
This module is produced by "Lehre 4.0 - E-Learning für den wissenschaflichen Nachwuchs" , a joint project at JLU Giessen to improve the quality of study conditions and teaching.

This project is financed by Landesmitteln zur Verbesserung der Qualität der Studienbedingungen und der Lehre an hessichen Hochschulen (QSL-Mittel). Responsibility for the content of this publication lies with the project leaders.