The appointed ombudsperson at IfADo is Dr. Christoph van Thriel. PD Dr. Silvia Capellino is the appointed deputy ombudsperson. The ombudsperson’s mandate is to advise and assist scientists and scholars in questions of good scientific practice and its impairment through scientific dishonesty.
The Leibniz Association has established standards of good scientific practice, definitions of misconduct and the role and authority of the association’s central Ombuds Committee in its Guidelines for Good Scientific Practice. Detailed information: https://www.leibniz-gemeinschaft.de/en/about-us/leibniz-integrity/good-scientific-practice-and-ombudspersons.html
- The European Network of Research Integrity Offices (ENRIO) has published a statement (April 2020) reiterating the utmost importance of research integrity during global crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic. The statement is published here: http://www.enrio.eu/enrio-statement-research-integrity-even-more-important-for-research-during-a-pandemic/