Acibadem University hosted the Horizon 2020 the VIRT2UE Train the Trainer Course on February 24-25, 2020. The VIRT²UE Train the Trainer program provides participants with the knowledge and skills to conduct a research integrity course. Trainers are taught how to foster reflection on scientific virtues in researchers, and how to promote understanding of the European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity. This free training program will be offered at different locations across Europe. As a train-the-trainer program, VIRT²UE supports trainers and provides them with adaptable exercises and tools that can be used in their own teaching.
The participants from the disciplines of bioethics, veterinary medicine, pharmachology, public health, sociology, history from have attended this innovative training voluntarily. They will practise the training to contribute to the development of research and publication ethics in their own institutions to the volunteering academics and researchers.
The Turkey base of the Programme is conducted by Assist. Prof. Dr. M. Volkan Kavas from Ankara University School of Medicine in collaboration with Prof. Dr. Yesim Isil Ulman, PhD from Acibadem University Health Sciences Institute Bioethics Master Programme and School of Medicine History of Medicine and Ethics Department in Istanbul.
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