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Ombudsperson / Rules of Good Scientific Practice

Ombudsperson

The MARUM Ombudsperson is a senior faculty member of the University who assists MARUM and GLOMAR scientists in addressing possible conflicts.

Specifically, she is the contact person for

  • Compliance with the rules of good scientific practice
  • PhD students and/or supervisors who experience conflicts in the graduate education
Prof. Dr. Rita Groß-Hardt

The rector of the University of Bremen appointed Prof. Dr. Rita Groß-Hardt as MARUM ombudsperson.

If you would like to make use of support to solve a conflict, you may make get in contact with Rita Groß-Hardt via e-mail: [Bitte aktivieren Sie Javascript].

Rules of Good Scientific Practice

Scientists and their co-workers are obliged to follow the rules of Good Scientific Practice and to behave in an exemplary manner. They are also obliged to train students and junior staff in the principles of Good Scientific Practice.
Rules of Good Scientific Practice 
(German Research Foundation, DFG; latest version 07.2013)
Order for Safeguarding Good Scientific Practice 
(University of Bremen, in German; latest version 05.2013)

Scientific misconduct

In case you are experiencing or learn about scientific misconduct, you may want to contact the MARUM ombudsperson.

Rules of Procedure for Dealing with Scientific Misconduct
(German Research Foundation, DFG; latest version 01.2016)