Governance

Scientific Integrity

The University of Twente has a code of conduct with general principles of integrity for everyone who is part of the UT community: employees, students and those representing the University of Twente. This code of conduct entails the key values of the UT and general principles of integrity including scientific integrity for students and employees.

All those involved with education and research bear responsibility regarding upholding scientific integrity as specified in the Dutch and European codes of conduct for scientific integrity. The University of Twente stimulates an environment within which responsible research practices are stimulated and warranted. The UT offers dedicated facilities such as ethics assessment of research and innovation, scientific integrity education for PhD students and research data management support.

The Executive Board established the Scientific Integrity Complaints Procedure in order to protect and guarantee scientific integrity. This procedure provides a system for reporting and dealing with possible violations of scientific integrity. This procedure is consistent with the national LOWI regulations.