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Archives September 2012

Sep
15
2012

World Conference on Research Integrity – reminder

The Call for Abstracts for the third World Conference on Research Integrity closes on 15 October 2012. Proposals are invited for presentations on empirical research on research integrity and analyses of related topics. The first two World Conferences, held in Lisbon and Singapore respectively, made invaluable contributions to the promotion of research integrity and brought […]

Sep
14
2012

The Guardian discusses fraud in academic and medical research

The Guardian explores in three articles the growing awareness of research misconduct and the need to do more to sustain the integrity of academic and medical research. Alok Jha discusses several cases of proven misconduct, the impact of questionable practices and what can be done to improve the integrity of research. His article includes the […]

Sep
13
2012

Times Higher Education discusses how online research data must be open to proper scrutiny and issues with peer review

This week, Times Higher Education discusses how making online research data properly open to scrutiny might help prevent research misconduct and explores problems with the process of peer review: Times Higher: Decent Exposure Times Higher: Peer pressure

Sep
13
2012

UKRIO responds to ‘MMR and the development of a research governance framework in UCL’

The UK Research Integrity Office (UKRIO) welcomes today’s statement from University College London (UCL) on the steps it has taken in recent years to improve its research governance systems. UKRIO assisted with this process and recognises the work UCL has done to strengthen its mechanisms for safeguarding research participants and ensuring the quality and ethical […]

Sep
11
2012

World Conference on Research Integrity – announcement of keynote speakers

The third World Conference on Research Integrity has announced three keynote speakers, including Professor Michael Farthing, Vice-Chair of UKRIO. The previous World Conferences on Research Integrity brought together professionals from across the globe to share experiences, lessons learned and best practice. They made invaluable contributions to the promotion of good research practice, not least the […]

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