Making researchers responsible: attributions of responsibility and ambiguous notions of culture in research codes of conduct

BMC Medical Ethics
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Making researchers responsible: attributions of responsibility and ambiguous notions of culture in research codes of conduct
Research codes of conduct offer guidance to researchers with respect to which values should be realized in research practices, how these values are to be realized, and what the respective responsibilities of the individual and the institution are in this. However, the question of how the responsibilities are to be divided between the individual and the institution has hitherto received little attention. We therefore performed an analysis of research codes of conduct to investigate how responsibilities are positioned as individual or institutional, and how the boundary between the two is drawn.
Authors: Govert Valkenburg, Guus Dix, Joeri Tijdink and Sarah de Rijcke
Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2020 21:56
Content type: Research article
Published on: 7 July 2020