Licensing on the Responsible Research websites

Last updated 6.4.2021

Material published on the Responsible Research websites (,,, and after 1.1.2021 is licensed with a CC BY 4.0 license unless otherwise stated. 

A CC BY 4.0 license guarantees that the licensed material can be copied, redistributed, adapted, and transformed into new material for any purpose, including commercial use. The license requires that appropriate credit is given, a link to the license is provided, and any changes are indicated.

More information on the license on the Creative Commons website.

Giving credit

The CC BY license requires that the source is appropriately credited. Unless a specific source is stated, the following should be used

  • The National Open Science Coordination
  • Publication forum
  • The Finnish National Board on Research Integrity TENK
  • The Committee for Public Information
  • The Responsible Research editors

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