Estonian code of conduct for research integrity
Estonian code of conduct for research integrity agreement. By joining the Estonian Code of Conduct for Research Integrity Agreement, the research institutions confirm that they respect the main values of research and the principles of action described in the text of the Estonian Code of Conduct for Research Integrity finalised in 2017 in cooperation between Estonian research institutions, the Estonian Academy of Sciences, the Estonian Research Council, and the Ministry of Education and Research. Every research institution retains the right to decide how to raise its members’ awareness of the main values and principles of action agreed upon, how to ensure their observance within the institution and what procedural rules to establish in order to deal with cases of misconduct. The text of the Estonian Code of Conduct for Research Integrity. By signing the Estonian Code of Conduct for Research Integrity Agreement, we confirm that we respect and observe the following main values of research: freedom, responsibility, honesty and objectivity, respect and caring, justice, openness and cooperation. By joining the Estonian Code of Conduct for Research Integrity Agreement, we acknowledge the responsibility of individual researchers and research institutions as well as research organisations and financers of research concerning: planning of research, conduct of research, publishing and application of research results, identification and resolution of conflicts of interest, ensuring of collegiality in the workplace, dissemination and promotion of the principles of research integrity. By joining the Estonian Code of Conduct for Research Integrity Agreement, we promise to observe, disseminate, promote and apply the Estonian Code of Conduct for Research Integrity in our institution and to do everything in our power to prevent misconduct, to uncover cases of misconduct and to deal with cases of misconduct appropriately. We cooperate to apply the Estonian Code of Conduct for Research Integrity and to draw up the rules of procedure for dealing with cases of misconduct to ensure the credibility of research and as equal treatment of members of different research institutions as possible. Signatories: BioCC LLC, Center of Food and Fermentation Technologies, Competence Centre on Health Technologies, Cybernetica AS, Estonian Academy of Arts, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Estonian Biocentre, Estonian Business School, Estonian Crop Research Institute, Estonian Literary Museum, Estonian National Museum, Estonian Research Council, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of the Estonian Language, Ministry of Education and Research, National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics, National Institute for Health Development, Software Technology and Applications Competence Center, Tallinn University, Tallinn University of Technology, Tartu Observatory, Under and Tuglas Literature, Centre of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, University of Tartu.