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Oct
18
2017

New UK Policy Framework for Health and Social Care Research

The Health Research Authority has published a new UK Policy Framework for Health and Social Care Research. This Framework applies to health and social care research involving patients, service users or their relatives or carers. Developed by the Health Research Authority and the health departments in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, it replaces the separate […]

Oct
9
2017

Royal Society publishes statement on research integrity

The Royal Society has published a statement on research integrity. The statement sets out key principles and expected behaviours regarding research integrity, research ethics and addressing research misconduct. It covers Fellows of the Royal Society and any individuals or institutions in receipt of grants from the Society. The statement notes that researcher behaviours and practices […]

Sep
28
2017

Reminder: Science and Technology Committee inquiry into research integrity

The deadline for written submissions to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee inquiry into research integrity is Thursday 5 October 2017. The inquiry follows on the work of the previous Committee on this issue, announced in January 2017 and then ended by the dissolution of Parliament prior to the 2017 General Election. Its Terms […]

Jul
21
2017

UKRIO is recruiting for a part-time Project Officer

UKRIO is recruiting a Project Officer (part-time) to assist with our work supporting high quality and ethical standards in UK academic, scientific and medical research. This is an opportunity to develop a broad base of skills in a busy charity and gain an understanding of the challenges facing the integrity and quality of research in […]

May
9
2017

European Network of Research Integrity Offices launches new website and resource library

The European Network of Research Integrity Offices (ENRIO) has launched a new website,  a Europe-wide resource on research integrity and a for it and a way to raise awareness of the work of ENRIO and its member organisations. The website includes information on the many members of ENRIO and updates on the activities of ENRIO and other organisations. […]

Apr
5
2017

Places still available at UKRIO’s 2017 annual conference

Delegate places are still available at our annual conference, taking place on Wednesday 10 May in central London Our fifth annual conference will focus on how to support a culture of high quality and ethical research; how to address poor practice; and how the research community should respond to developments in research integrity. The conference will also […]

Mar
31
2017

New guidance from UKRIO: authorship in academic publications

UKRIO has published a guidance note on good practice in the authorship of research publications. The publication is available for download on our website: UKRIO Good practice in research: authorship   Written by Dr Elizabeth Wager, former Chair of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), this guidance note focuses on good practice in the authorship […]

Mar
27
2017

UKRIO responds to House of Commons research integrity inquiry

UKRIO has responded to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee inquiry into research integrity. Our submission notes that: The UK’s approach to supporting and enhancing research integrity has received positive feedback but there is no room for complacency. Data on research integrity remains piecemeal and additional research is needed to more accurately assess research […]

Mar
24
2017

Revised edition of European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity published

UKRIO welcomes the publication today of the updated European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity. Providing a framework for safeguarding and enhancing research integrity across the European research community, the document has been updated to reflect new ways of how research is funded and regulated; changes in the way research projects are conducted, managed and disseminated; and […]

Jan
16
2017

Save the date: UKRIO annual conference, Wednesday 10 May 2017

The 2017 annual conference for UKRIO subscribers and invited guests will take place on Wednesday 10th May 2017. As in previous years, speakers from UKRIO and other experts in research integrity will discuss how to promote and sustain quality and high ethical standards in research, and how to avoid common issues and pitfalls, drawing on […]

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