Researched knowledge is impactful, promotes public understanding of science, lays the foundation for new innovations and supports decision-making – provided that it is disseminated and utilised in multiple languages.
In academic publishing, it is common to assume there is a clear division of labour between researchers and language professionals. However, making a clear distinction between content and language quality is far from straightforward.
Publishing gives researchers academic merit, but authorship brings also responsibility for the content of the publication.
Guidelines for the responsible conduct of research and for handling allegations of misconduct (the RCR guidelines) have been published by the Finnish National Board on Research Integrity TENK, which is appointed by the Ministry of Education and Cu
The Publication Forum is a publication channel classification system implemented by the Finnish scientific community that supports the evaluation of the quality of research output.
Scientific literacy changes the world. Science education recommendations (Committee for Public Information and Federation of Finnish Learned Societies 2021).
Promoting Responsible Research
Open Science increases access to research. Finnish Open Science co-ordination promotes responsible openness of research culture, data, publications and education with the whole research community.
The Committee for Public Information (TJNK) is an expert body attached to the Ministry of Education and Culture. It follows progress in research, arts and technology and the development of knowledge in Finland and abroad
The Finnish National Board on Research Integrity TENK, appointed by the Ministry of Education and Culture, promotes the responsible conduct of research, prevents research misconduct, promotes discussion and spreads information on research integrity in Finland.
Publication Forum is a classification of publication channels created by the Finnish scientific community to support the quality assessment of academic research.