The code of conduct for research integrity is an agreement between research and development institutions and research funders on the values and standards that research should meet.
The aim of the Estonian Code of Conduct for Research Integrity is to support knowledge about, acceptance and entrenchment of research integrity in the Estonian research community. It describes the conduct expected from researchers and the responsibility of research institutions in ensuring research integrity, thus contributing to the increase of credibility of research in the eyes of the individual and the public.
If university members have questions about adhering to the principles of research integrity or suspect that research integrity has been violated, it is advisable to turn to the research integrity counsellor. Each faculty of the university has at least one research integrity counsellor who has been appointed by the dean of the faculty.
Read more about how to act in case of suspicion of a misconduct from the instructions for applying the Code of Conduct for Research Integrity.