Non-Compliance with Good Research Practice, Procedures
11.05.2021 – The convention for determining the order of authors varies within the engineering sciences.
Comment on: GL14 (Engineering/engineering sciences)
11.05.2021 – When choosing a suitable publication venue, it is helpful to bear certain questions in mind.
Comment on: GL15 (General)
07.05.2021 – What is characteristic of the engineering sciences? What are the field’s main commonalities? What considerations or requirements have to be in place for quality assurance?
Comment on: Preamble (Engineering/engineering sciences)
23.04.2021 – In the humanities and social sciences, a variety of formats in different media are suitable for publishing research results in the humanities, which should be carefully assessed prior to publication. Important criteria here include the reputability of the ...
Comment on: GL15 (Humanities and social sciences)
03.12.2020 – Sammlung externer Links zum Themenkomplex.
Comment on: GL12 (Link list)
03.12.2020 – The rapid availability of methods has greatly accelerated research in many areas of the life sciences. Intense competition, combined with the enormous pressure to publish, is difficult to reconcile with high quality standards. Quantitative publication ...
Comment on: GL5 (Life sciences)
03.12.2020 – Research data in humanities and social science projects are as diverse as the wide range of subjects and methods and form an integral part of the research results. A conscious approach to the documentation, maintenance, archiving and provision of data for ...
Comment on: GL5 (Humanities and social sciences) , GL7 (Humanities and social sciences) , GL10 (Humanities and social sciences) , GL12 (Humanities and social sciences) , GL13 (Humanities and social sciences) , GL17 (Humanities and social sciences)
03.12.2020 – In some research projects, the consideration of sex, gender and diversity dimensions can lead to the avoidance of "blind spots" and thus increase the scientific quality of the results. Therefore, reflection on sex, gender and diversity should be part of ...
Comment on: GL9 (General)
03.12.2020 – A description of the extent of documentation to be expected when using computerised algorithmic or data-driven processes, including tracking processes or machine learning, is provided.
Comment on: GL11 (General) , GL12 (General)
03.12.2020 – Forms of publication with an identifier (such as ISBN, ISSN and DOI), long-term availability and stable final versions: Article in peer-reviewed journal Book publication/monograph or contribution to an anthology Presentation at an academic congress, with ...
Comment on: GL13 (General)
Comment on: GL14 (Link list)
03.12.2020 – An electronic laboratory journal in conjunction with a repository are described as an example in the field of chemistry.
Comment on: GL7 (Natural sciences) , GL12 (Natural sciences) , GL13 (Natural sciences) , GL17 (Natural sciences)
03.12.2020 – The attribution and origin of published contributions or findings must be clearly recognisable based on details of the individuals involved. This applies to both publications and research proposals. Due to the variety of research questions as well as ...
Comment on: GL14 (Life sciences)
03.12.2020 – The aim should always be to publish a full set of results, since correct correlations and new insights can be gained more effectively and efficiently based on a comprehensive overview of previously elaborated research outcomes. When evaluating results, ...
Comment on: GL13 (Life sciences)
03.12.2020 – Citation of one’s own publications should be kept to the minimum necessary in order to understand the context. Where such a citation is indispensable, it is to be made properly and completely.
03.12.2020 – In the engineering sciences, software design and prototype development are important contributions, too.
03.12.2020 – Rapid publication of research data and findings by no means allows any compromise to be made in terms of accepted quality standards in the given field.
Comment on: GL7 (Statements) , GL11 (Statements) , GL12 (Statements) , GL13 (Statements) , GL15 (Statements)
03.12.2020 – The sentence “Software programmed by researchers themselves is made publicly available along with the source code” is intrinsically linked to the concept of enabling public availability as introduced in Guideline 7 (“Cross-phase quality ...
Comment on: GL7 (General) , GL10 (General) , GL13 (General)
03.12.2020 – The description of a general experimental set-up may be similar across several publications.
Comment on: GL13 (Engineering/engineering sciences) , GL14 (Engineering/engineering sciences)
03.12.2020 – frequently asked questions on authorship
Comment on: GL14 (faq)
03.12.2020 – The decision of whether or not to publish findings is generally made by the researcher responsible for the research results.
03.12.2020 – Examples of inadmissible honorary authorships
Comment on: GL14 (Practical examples)
Comment on: GL13 (Link list)
03.12.2020 – Software developers can be named as authors, providing the publication was only possible with their active participation.
Comment on: GL14 (General)
03.12.2020 – There are three typical constellations here
03.12.2020 – In some areas of engineering science, samples have a particularly important role to play.
Comment on: GL12 (Engineering/engineering sciences) , GL13 (Engineering/engineering sciences) , GL17 (Engineering/engineering sciences)
03.12.2020 – Best practice example – PANGAEA
Comment on: GL13 (Natural sciences) , GL15 (Natural sciences) , GL17 (Natural sciences)
03.12.2020 – In the engineering sciences, publications appear in a broad range of publication media. In addition to academic journals, other relevant outlets include international conference proceedings and patents.
Comment on: GL15 (Engineering/engineering sciences)
03.12.2020 – Dealing with conflicts of authorship: co-authors state that a person is claiming authorship to which they are not entitled. An example here is in the case of collaboration between the life sciences/natural sciences and the humanities: in the field of ...
03.12.2020 – Several checking procedures and quality assurance measures must be ensured by the publishers or the persons responsible at the publication venue.
03.12.2020 – Repositories are locations to store digital content.
03.12.2020 – frequently asked questions on making research results publicly accessible
Comment on: GL13 (faq)
03.12.2020 – Examples of contributions that do not justify authorship.
03.12.2020 – The requirements in Guideline 14 of the Code (“genuine, identifiable contribution”) have been extended as compared to the definition of authorship in Recommendation 11 of the DFG memorandum (“substantial contribution”). An author is now defined as ...
03.12.2020 – In the life sciences, results are often published in specialist journals and there is a peer review process for this purpose. Prompt availability and open access to published content is vital to scientific progress in the life sciences: this helps ensure ...
Comment on: GL15 (Life sciences)
Comment on: GL15 (Link list)
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