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Ombudsperson

"Scientific honesty and the observance of the principle of good scientific practice are essential in all scientific work which seeks to expand our knowledge and which is intended to earn respect from the public." (Rules of Good Scientific Practice, MPS, 2009)

Ombudsperson: Daniel Hanus
Vice Ombudsperson: Mark Stoneking

As elected Ombudsperson and Vice Ombudsperson of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, we stand at your disposal in case you are experiencing or observing any kind of scientific misconduct, or if you need advice on the subject of good scientific practice.

Scientific misconduct includes: false statements, infringement of intellectual property, impairment of the research work of others, joint accountability. More information is provided in the following brochure:

Rules of Good Scientific Practice
March 20th, 2009
[pdf - English] [pdf - German]

Rules of Procedure in Case of Suspected Scientific Misconduct
November 24th, 2000
[pdf - English] [pdf - German]

Guidelines for the Deployment of Ombudspersons
February 16th, 2006
[pdf - English] [pdf - German]