Last updated 11.10.2023

The Finnish National Board on Research Integrity TENK is a body of specialists as appointed by the Ministry of Education and Culture on the proposal of the scientific community.

TENK guarantees ethics and quality in research

  • by preventing research misconduct in all scientific disciplines
  • by drawing up national guidelines
  • by organising seminars and promoting education
  • by coordinating ethical reviewing of the human sciences
  • by networking and being influential both nationally and internationally

TENK monitors responsible conduct of research

  • by following and compiling statistics on violations of responsible conduct of research
  • by issuing statements on investigations on allegations of misconduct on responsible conduct of research 
  • by providing advice in problematic situations