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Research integrity, French Office for Research Integrity (OFIS)

At a ceremony held on 22 January 2019, the CDEFI, the French Office for Research Integrity (OFIS), the French Advisory Board for Research Integrity (CoFIS), Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, the National School of Geographical Science in Marne-la-Vallée, ELISA Aerospace, EPF Ecole d’ingénieur·e·s, EPITA, the Centre Val de Loire National Institute for Applied Sciences, Troyes Technological University and Yncréa Hauts-de-France all signed up to the French Charter for Research Integrity.

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French Office for Research Integrity (OFIS), Research integrity

France’s national network of research integrity officers (RESINT) is publishing its “Guide to Recording and Processing Reports relating to Research Integrity.” The primary purpose of the guide is to help all research integrity officers to put in place a procedure for responding to reports of violations of research integrity within their institutions and organisations, in keeping with the best practices which apply in this field.

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International, Accreditation

After carrying out an institutional evaluation, Hcéres has accredited the Costa Rica Institute of Technology (TEC) for five years without reservation. The High Council presented TEC with the accreditation certificate on 4 December 2017, at an official ceremony in Cartago, in the presence of Sonia Marta Mora, Minister for Public Education, Thierry Vankerk-Hoven, French Ambassador, Julio Calvo, Rector of TEC, and representatives of the SINAES (National System for Higher Education Accreditation) and the CSUCA (Central American Higher Council for Universities). In addition, the President of Costa Rica offered his congratulations during the ceremony.

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