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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 […]

Mar
10
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 […]

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 […]

Jan
10
2017

Science and Technology Committee launches research integrity inquiry

The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee has announced an inquiry into research integrity, following the recent report on this issue by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology. The inquiry is seeking written submissions to inform its work, including on (but not limited to) the following issues: “The extent of the research integrity problem; Causes […]

Jan
9
2017

UKRIO responds to Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology report on research integrity

The Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology has published a note exploring current approaches to promoting integrity in research. This POSTnote : “…considers current approaches to fostering an environment conducive to good research in the UK, and detecting and preventing practices that fall short of expected standards. It also examines the current mechanisms for supporting integrity in […]

Dec
21
2016

New guidance from UKRIO: internet-mediated research

UKRIO has published a guidance note that explores issues of research integrity and ethical considerations applicable to internet-mediated research. The publication is available for download on our website: UKRIO Guidance note: internet-mediated research It is unsurprising that an increasing number of researchers are choosing the internet as a tool for data collection, for recruitment and […]

Dec
19
2016

Save the date: 2017 UKRIO conference, Wednesday 10 May

The 2017 annual conference for UKRIO subscribers and invited guests will take place on Wednesday 10th May 2017. All UKRIO subscriber institutions will receive one complimentary place at this one-day event; places for additional delegates will also be available. The conference will be held in the Kensington Close Hotel, Wright’s Lane, Kensington, London W8 5SP […]

Nov
23
2016

UKRIO responds to review of The Concordat to Support Research Integrity

UKRIO welcomes the report by Universities UK into the implementation and impact of The Concordat to Support Research Integrity. It highlights the vital work being carried out by the UK research community to safeguard research integrity, essential to maintain high standards in research and enhance the UK’s international reputation. The progress report recognises UKRIO as […]

May
13
2016

2016 annual conference: presentations now available

Our fourth annual research integrity conference focused on how to support a culture of high quality and ethical research. Speakers, such as Sir Malcolm Grant, former President and Provost of University College London,  discussed how to respond to common issues and pitfalls, while UKRIO and invited guests provided an update for new developments within the sector, such […]

May
3
2016

Forthcoming publications: UKRIO guidance notes

To supplement our core publications – our code of practice for research and our research misconduct investigation procedure – UKRIO is publishing a series of guidance notes on specific aspects of academic, scientific and medical research. As well as providing useful guidance, for researchers, the guidance notes can  be used by organisations to raise awareness, as material for […]

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