The confidential advisors are available to answer any questions, problems, or doubts about (scientific) integrity and inappropriate conduct. Confidential advisors are a sounding board, advisor, supervisor, and referrer. They are trained to deal with integrity issues and to support employees in case misconduct takes place. They offer a sympathetic ear and can advise and assist in any further steps to be taken.
The confidential advisors are independent and objective. They have a duty of confidentiality, so what you say remains confidential. Do you have a question or do you just want to vent: then drop by, call, or send us an email. The confidential advisors ensure a safe and confidential environment!
Integrity issues include, for example, conflicts of interest, misuse of power, dealing with confidential information, or financial violations. The confidential advisors can:
Unacceptable behavior involves discrimination, bullying, (sexual) harassment, or aggression/violence. In these cases, the confidential advisors can:
You can contact the Confidential Advisor for Scientific Integrity with questions and complaints on a violation of scientific integrity. His/her task is to act as an accessible first point of contact and counselor if someone is of the opinion that the Scientific Integrity of a member of the faculty at Nyenrode Business Unversiteit is violated and is considering submitting a complaint about this to the Scientific Integrity Complaints Committee. The confidential advisor tries to mediate if he/she sees opportunities to do so. If there is no possibility for this, the confidential advisor will identify the complaint and, where appropriate, contribute to the formulation of the complaint.