Vicko Tomić is a research assistant at the Department of Research in Biomedicine and Health at the University of Split School of Medicine, Split, Croatia, currently working on the Horizon 2020 project VIRT2UE. He graduated sociology from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Split. His main fields of scientific interest are qualitative methodology, research ethics and research integrity. He has published several scientific papers, and had presentations at several national and international scientific conferences. He is a member of the Croatian Sociological Society.