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Table 1 Themes and subthemes

From: How do researchers acquire and develop notions of research integrity? A qualitative study among biomedical researchers in Switzerland

Themes Subthemes
Development of sense of integrity Early education and upbringing
Influence of researcher’s personality traits
Influence of external factors, experiences and role models
Can researchers be taught research integrity? Yes it can be and should be taught
It can be taught but only to an extent
You either have it or you don’t
Role of research integrity training in shaping or strengthening integrity Received formal RI training at any point in career
Awareness of training opportunities in current institution