Dr. Gowri Gopalakrishna

Overall Coordinator


Dr. Gowri Gopalakrishna holds distinguished positions as an Honorary Research Fellow at the Department of Ethics, Law, and Humanities, Vrije University Medical Centre within the Amsterdam University Medical Centre. She also serves with distinction as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Epidemiology at Universiteit Maastricht (UM).

Expertise & Recognition:

Renowned both nationally and internationally, Dr. Gopalakrishna stands as a paragon in the realms of research integrity, responsible research conduct, and open science. Her insights and expertise are frequently sought after, leading her to be an invited luminary at premier platforms like the World Conferences on Research Integrity and myriad other panels and symposiums.

Pivotal Contributions:

As the driving force behind the monumental Dutch National Survey on Research Integrity, she orchestrated one of the most comprehensive studies in research integrity. Her leadership extended during the global pandemic in 2020-2021, where she was an instrumental component of a 12-member multidisciplinary panel, rigorously evaluating and advising on the government’s COVID-19 response strategies.

Global Collaborations:

Dr. Gopalakrishna’s influential presence is evident in her engagements with global health organizations. She has forged pivotal alliances and provided expert counsel to international health stalwarts like the CDC (US), WHO, Health Canada, NICE, and numerous Ministries of Health worldwide.

Industry Experience:

Amplifying her versatility, she has years of invaluable expertise as an epidemiologist within the pharmaceutical domain, navigating its intricate and challenging landscape.

Publications & Guidelines:

Her academic prowess is evident in her plethora of publications, which can be explored under ORCID id# 0000-0003-3847-3906. Dr. Gopalakrishna’s pen has also been instrumental in framing pivotal guidelines addressing Research Misconduct, Responsible Conduct of Research, and Research Integrity.

Project Contribution:

Her profound experience, expansive knowledge, and unwavering commitment form the bedrock for establishing a robust research integrity framework within the SERCEA Project.


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