Upcoming Event: “HOW TRUSTWORTHY? An Exhibition on Negligence, Fraud, and Measuring Integrity

The goal of this exhibition is to increase awareness about research integrity. The exhibition highlights areas where both human errors and intentional manipulation have resulted in damage to careers, and it serves as a learning tool.


The exhibition has four parts. One deals with image manipulation and falsification. Another addresses data problems, including human error and fabrication. A third is about plagiarism, fake journals and censorship. The last section covers detection and the nuanced analysis needed to distinguish the grey zones between minor problems and negligence in case of fraud.


October 18 – December 17, 2018Opening on October 18, 6 pm
in the foyer of the Jacob-und-Wilhelm-Grimm-Zentrum of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin


Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 1/3, 10117 Berlin


Admission to the exhibition is free.


An exhibition of the HEADT Centre (Humboldt-Elsevier Advanced Data & Text Center)
in cooperation with the Berlin School of Library and Information Science
at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin


Cover Image: Eagle Nebula, M 16, Messier 16
False colored space photography ( 2015)
NASA, ESA / Hubble and the Hubble Heritage Team
Original picture in color, greyscale edited



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