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Information for research participants

The university considers it of great importance that researchers comply with the principles and standards laid down in the PDF fileCode of Conduct on Scientific Integrity. 

Therefore, before the university initiates any research, it first carefully checks whether the rights, safety and well-being of research participants are properly safeguarded. Careful attention is paid to the handling of the data collected in the research the way research participants are informed about how the research will be conducted and the data will be handled. 

Questions or comments about the conduct of research

  • To the extent that you as a research participant have any questions or comments about the conduct of the research, it is best to contact the researcher named in the information letter;
  • Insofar as you have questions about the integrity of the researcher and a conversation with the researcher is not possible or does not provide satisfactory answers, you can contact the Confidential Advisor for Scientific Integrity. On this page you will find more information about scientific integrity and the contact details of the Confidential Advisor.
  • To the extent you wish to exercise any of the rights listed in the PDF filePrivacyverklaring Onderzoeksprojecten (in Dutch), please contact the University's Privacy Officer at If you wish to file a complaint about the use of your personal data you may also contact the Data Protection Officer at