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Guidance on research ethics [page]

Responsible conduct of research Responsible conduct of research forms a basis for all research activities. Responsible conduct of research means practicing integrity, meticulousness and accuracy in all phases of research, using ethically sustainable methods that fulfill scientific criteria, as well as respectful and responsible conduct towards other researchers. Responsible data management as well as openness […]

Support for difficult situations [page]

Violations against the responsible conduct of research Violations against the responsible conduct of research include research misconduct (fabrication, falsification, plagiarism, misappropriation) and disregard for the responsible conduct of research (e.g. denigrating the role of other researchers in publications, manipulating authorship, self-plagiarism, or careless reporting of research results). If there is reason to suspect a violation […]

Data protection guide for students [page]

Do you process personal data in your assignments or thesis? Personal data means all information relating to a natural person that makes it possible to directly or indirectly identify the person. Direct identifiers include a person’s name, personal identity code, photo, video footage, voice recording, email address containing the person’s name, and handwritten signature. A […]

Supervision of doctoral research [page]

Supervisors In the beginning of doctoral studies, at least two supervisors will be appointed for every doctoral researcher. The supervisors are appointed by the Dean in the decision on admission to doctoral studies. The requirements for the supervisors vary among the faculties. Changing supervisors The supervisor can be replaced for a justified reason or additional […]

Transferable skills studies [page]

The UEF Doctoral School offers in co-operation with the Library and the Language Centre a study module in transferable skills, which is targeted at all doctoral researchers at UEF. The aim of transferable skills courses is that the doctoral researcher familiarises him/herself with the theory and philosophy of science and research ethics and assumes a […]

Study regulations (mainly revoked 31.12.2023) [page]

1 August 2022 I General Section 1. Scope of application of the Study Regulations Under Section 14 of the Universities Act (558/2009), the Board of the University of Eastern Finland has, on 14 December 2020, adopted the following Study Regulations which are applied at the university, alongside the provisions laid down in acts, decrees and […]

Introduction to doctoral education [page]

The aim of scientific doctoral education is to educate professionals in research who have the capacity to work independently in solving scientific problems and producing new scientific knowledge. A doctorate can be a qualification requirement for some positions. Doctoral education at the University of Eastern Finland The University of Eastern Finland operates scientific postgraduate studies […]