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Module 1

Module 1: Academia and responsible conduct of research

Learning objectives
Module 1 aims to increase your knowledge of responsible conduct of research (RCR) and to introduce research misconduct and questionable research practice (QRP).


  • Highlight and discuss RCR
  • Introduce the Danish Code of Conduct for Research Integrity
  • Define research misconduct (falsification, fabrication and plagiarism (FFP))
  • Discuss and exemplify FFP (and the consequences hereof)
  • Define and raise awareness of QRP
  • Discuss and exemplify QRP

online/Classroom teaching, comprising lectures combined with case-based group work; discussion, commenting and suggested solutions to dilemmas (3 hours).

Course materials

Class attendance. As well, you are expected to participate actively in discussions and case-based group work.

Module leader/teachers

Jan Frystyk
Mette Brandt Eriksen (module leader)