Articles

Lifecycle of research consists of planning, doing, publishing and reuse.

The articles on this website provide information on the processes behind research-based knowledge: the production, publication, and evaluation of research on the basis of reliable and responsible practices accepted in the research community. In order for science and research to benefit society, every stage of the research process must be carried out in a responsible manner.

Recent articles

5.8.2019

The purpose of open peer review is to improve scientific communication and publishing practices.

29.7.2019

Commonness of article-based dissertations means that universities need more competence related to publishing practices and copyright.

19.5.2019

Publication Forum (JUFO) is a classification system to support the quality assessment of research output. 

15.5.2019

The importance of ethical matters is constantly increasing in EU programmes funding research and innovation.

16.4.2019

Allegations of research misconduct are investigated in the research organisation.

30.1.2019

This ten-point list provides researchers with useful information on data protection.

30.11.2018

Finland has many laws and regulations that may affect research conduct.

29.11.2018

The Finnish National Board on Research Integrity TENK recommends agreeing on the principles of authorship in good time to prevent disputes.

4.9.2018

What will the researcher’s role be if one day machines perform most of the current research tasks?

4.9.2018

Photographic works previously on public display raised an ethical dilemma between the clashing demands of copyright and privacy protection.

24.8.2018

Ethical considerations should cover the entire research process from choice of topic and material to the privacy of research subjects and the reporting method.

24.8.2018

In commissioned research, the interests of the scientific community and the business world may pull in different directions, and it is vital to agree on these in advance.