24th-26th June 2013, ORPHEUS WORKSHOP AND EDUCATIONAL PACKCAGE „Responsible Conduct in Research“

The ORPHEUS workshop was held in Dubrovnik at Interuniversity Centre (IUC) (http://www.iuc.hr/) with renown international lecturers from the fields of ethics in science and research; Reidar K. Lie University of Bergen, Department of Philosophy, Adjunct Research Fellow, Department of Bioethics Clinical Canter National Institutes of Health, USA and former Head, Unit on International Research Department of Bioethics Clinical Center National Institutes of Health, USA , Henk ten Have, Director and Professor McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts Center for Healthcare Ethics, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh USA, former Director of the Division of Ethics of Science and Technology at UNESCO.

Here is the program of the workshop:

Day 1 Monday 24th of June 2013

9.00- 10.30. Ethics in Science ( 2 hours of lectures)- Reidar K. Lie

10.30-11.00 Coffee Break

1100.-12.30 Ethics and Scientific Research and NIH ( 2 hours of lectures) - Reidar K. Lie

12.30-13.30 Lunch Break

13.30- 15.00 Research and Global Health (2 hours of lectures)- Reidar K. Lie

15.00-16.30 Practice Examples- How to Teach - Ana Borovečki and Zdravko Lacković ( 2 hours of seminars)

16.30-16.45- Coffee Break

16.45-18.15 Round table Discussion- Experiences in Teaching Ethics of Science and Research for PhD Students

Day 2 Tuesday 25th of June 2013

9.00- 10.30. Ethics and Global Problems (2 hours of lectures)- Henk ten Have

10.30-11.00 Coffee Break

1100.-12.30 UNESCO core curriculum- Henk ten Have (2 hours of lectures)

12.30-13.30 Lunch Break

13.30- 16.30 Practice Examples- How to Teach - Ana Borovečki and Zdravko Lacković ( 2 hours of seminars)

Day 3 Wednesday 26th of June 2013

9.00- 10.30. (2 hours of tutorials)

10.30-11.00 Coffee Break

1100.-12.30 Improving Teaching Skills (2 hours of tutorials)

12.30-13.30 Lunch Break

13.30- 15.00 Improving Teaching Skills (2 hours of tutorials)

15.00-16.30 Improving Teaching Skills (2 hours of tutorials)

The workshop is collaboration between ORPHEUS, University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Duquesne University from Pittsburgh, University of Rijeka Faculty of Law and University of Bergen. The workshop was aimed at educating junior and senior teachers at PhD programs involved in teaching ethics of science. The participants were given UNESCO materials that was specially developed for the teachers of ethics. They also received copies of the manual “Responsible conduct of Research” edited by Ana Borovečki and Zdravko Lacković. They were also provided with information and material regarding publications of the European Science Foundation especially the European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity. Participants also had to prepare a short teaching presentation in order to improve their teaching skills.

Beside lecturers there were 11 participants at the workshop coming from Croatia, Georgia, the Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia Ukraine and Turkey. Some of the participants especially junior colleagues who were eligible got HESP/OSCE scholarships.

The organizers are planning to host similar event next year approximately at the same time.