Responsible science

The promotion of ethical, responsible conduct of science is central to the mandate of the Committee on Freedom and Responsibility in Science.

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Scientists are responsible for conducting and communicating scientific work with integrity, respect, fairness, trustworthiness and transparency, and for considering the consequences of new knowledge and its application. The maintenance of ethical standards by scientists and their institutions is a prerequisite for trust in science by both policymakers and the broader public.

World Conferences on Research Integrity

The ISC predecessor organization, the International Council for Science, through its Committee on Freedom and Responsibility in the Conduct of Science, co-sponsored the World Conferences on Research Integrity (WCRI) that have taken place since 2007. 

Statements, reports & codes

Statements were issued on the occasion of World Conferences on Research Integrity and the World Science Forum. These are complemented by statements and reports by other international bodies. At the national level, codes of conduct were drafted in many countries.

National codes of conduct

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