Misconduct in Good Scientific Practice at the University of Turku

In the Finnish universities, there have been very little misconducts in good scientific practice. Misconduct in good scientific practice includes disregard and lack of care in conducting the research and in recording and reporting the research results as well as fraud in science. The researcher commits a fraud in science if he or she fabricates or misrepresents research results or misappropriates and plagiarises other people’s work

Handling Suspected Misconducts in Good Scientific Practice

A written notification about a suspected misconduct in good scientific practice is sent to the Rector. The suspected misconduct is handled according to the procedures issued by the National Advisory Board on Research Ethics in Finland.