Conducting Research: Antwerp

Dear PhD-candidate,


This study investigates the ambitions, ethics and research practices of PhD-students/candidates in the Netherlands and Belgium, and is conducted by researchers from the Erasmus University Rotterdam and Utrecht University.


When you participate, you provide an important contribution to a study that seeks to provide insights in ethics and research practices to you and the broader community of PhD-candidates. Moreover, you will be part of an international study by completing this survey.


The survey takes 15 to 20 minutes to complete and will be handled confidentially. Please read below Note on Privacy to see how we safeguard your confidentiality of results.


If you are interested in the results from this study, keep an eye out on our website, where the results will be published in the future.


We are very grateful for your participation. For questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Best regards,


Dr. Lars Tummers (EUR), Dr. Stephan Grimmelikhuijsen (UU) & Dr. Rens van De Schoot (UU),,



  A note on privacy
This survey is anonymous.
The record of your survey responses does not contain any identifying information about you, unless a specific survey question explicitly asked for it. If you used an identifying token to access this survey, please rest assured that this token will not be stored together with your responses. It is managed in a separate database and will only be updated to indicate whether you did (or did not) complete this survey. There is no way of matching identification tokens with survey responses.