Research Integrity: Artificial Intelligence Tools - Responsible Use & Applications in Research and Academia

Artificial Intelligence Tools: Responsible Use and Applications in Research and Academia29.05.2024 09:00 - 16:00 (Wed)onlineDr. Sanchini, Andrea

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For doctoral researchers of all disciplines in the early stages of their doctoral studies.



The rapid emergence of Artificial Intelligence tools has the potential to change the way researchers work in academia. This workshop provides a hands-on learning experience with a focus on a wider variety of AI tools, their ethical implications and their practical applications. The aim is to facilitate the responsible and efficient use of AI-based tools in research and academia.

  • Understanding the importance of using AI in research and academia and asses the benefits and risks involved
  • Craft effective prompts of their research tasks
  • Develop strategies to integrate AI tools into their research flow
  • Stay informed about and adapt to new developments in the field of AI



  • Introduction to AI tools with a focus on ChatGPT/GPT-4 
  • Ethical considerations and responsible use (e.g., data privacy, addresses, biases, best practices)
  • Features of an effective prompt for AI tools
  • Practical applications of AI tools in research and academia, (e.g.Literature review assistance / Data analysis and interpretation
    Manuscript, grant proposal and conference presentation support / Brainstorming research hypotheses
    Preparing for defense and interviews / Developing training material
  • Benefits and limitations of AI tools in research and academia
  • Future developments and possibilities


Further Information

This workshop combines trainer presentation and group exercises, providing a balanced learning experience. 

If there are free spots, we also allow postdocs to participate.


For workshops held online, participation is allowed under the following conditions: a working camera that is turned on and a microphone to allow active participation in discussions and group work. Headphones must also be used to protect other participants from office eavesdroppers. In this context, we would also like to refer to the rules for digital courses at Freie Universität Berlin (Code of Conduct).


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Andrea Sanchini