Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
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Ombudsperson at the Fritz Haber Institute
Carsten Baldauf, elected May 17, 2017 for a three-year term
The Ombudsperson deals with issues of scientific misconduct and:
"Anyone who finds himself/herself confronted with specific circumstances which might violate the rules of good scientific practice or give cause to suspicion of scientific misconduct should be afforded an effective opportunity to voice his/her concerns without fear of retribution against his/her own person."
"The purpose of the Ombudsperson is to provide a point of contact and advice independent of the institute management to those wishing to give evidence or information."
[From the "Guidelines fo the Scientific Council for Electing Ombudspersons at Institutes of the Max Planck Society" (Feb 2001; amended Feb 2006)]