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CIVICA Open Science Discussion Forum: Data Science Research Ethics in Practice

CIVICA Open Science
Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Data science research ethics in practice with Prof. Dr. Simon Munzert, Professor of Data Science and Public Policy at the Hertie School.

In this webinar, we will explore the topic of research ethics in practice with a focus on issues specific to data science and empirical social sciences. From conceptualization to data collection, analysis, and publication, this event will delve into the steps of the research workflow and address the ethical considerations at each stage. Participants are encouraged to share their experiences and insights on how to navigate the complex ethical landscape of modern research.


Professor Simon Munzert is Professor of Data Science and Public Policy at the Hertie School. He is the Director of the Hertie School Data Science Lab. His research interests include opinion formation in the digital age, public opinion, and the use of online data in social research. He received his Doctoral Degree in Political Science from the University of Konstanz.

The CIVICA institution hosting this event is Sciences Po Paris. A Zoom link will be sent directly to registrants before the workshop.

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Aminah Nassiff at

Please note that video and audio will be recorded throughout this event. The recording will be made available, in part or in full, on the channels of CIVICA (Youtube and Zenodo), its members and partners. By participating in this event, you automatically agree to be recorded. If you do not consent to being recorded, please discuss your concerns with the event's host.

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