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Jan
10
2020

Interested in working in research integrity, research ethics and research culture?

The UK Research Integrity Office (UKRIO) is an independent charity, offering support to the public, researchers and organisations to further good practice in academic, scientific and medical research. We pursue these aims through our publications on research practice, the support and services we provide to organisations, our education and training activities, and by providing expert […]

Dec
26
2019

Andrew Miller

It is with great sadness that we have to inform you of the news that Andrew Miller, one of the UKRIO Trustees, passed away on Christmas Eve. Andrew was a valued friend and colleague and he was passionate about UKRIO and the importance of science and research. He had served as a Labour Member of […]

Dec
18
2019

Save the date: UKRIO’s 8th annual research integrity conference, Wednesday 6 May 2020

UKRIO’s eighth annual conference for UKRIO subscribers and invited guests will take place on Wednesday 6 May 2020. 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 UKRIO’s unique […]

Oct
25
2019

Revised Concordat to Support Research Integrity published

UKRIO welcomes the publication today of the revised Concordat to Support Research Integrity. We see it as an important step in safeguarding and improving standards in UK research, as research quality is inextricably linked to research integrity. Responding to an inquiry by the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee, the revised Concordat clarifies what […]

Oct
16
2019

Would you like to contribute to a research study of research integrity in the UK?

Research England, on behalf of UKRI, have commissioned Vitae in partnership with the UK Research Integrity Office (UKRIO) to conduct a study exploring what motivates researchers to maintain high standards of research integrity.   Steven Hill, Director of Research at Research England said: “Research integrity, broadly the conducting of research in a way that ensures […]

Sep
27
2019

Would you like to contribute to a landscape study of research integrity

From the Vitae website: Vitae in partnership with UKRIO have been commissioned by Research England, on behalf of UKRI to undertake a research integrity landscape study. This project will consider the effects of incentives in the research system on researcher behaviour in the context of research integrity, how these incentives are perceived by different stakeholders […]

Jul
24
2019

Guest blog: Digital Badge in Responsible Conduct of Research at the University College Cork, Ireland

Digital Badge in Responsible Conduct of Research Research Integrity (RI) is critical to the international research landscape. University College Cork (UCC) is committed to ensuring that the highest standards in Responsible Conduct in Research (RCR) are adhered to within its research community. To embed and foster the principles, key elements and core skills of RI […]

Jul
3
2019

UK Research Integrity Office welcomes new Chair

The UK Research Integrity Office (UKRIO) has appointed Professor Sir Ian Boyd FRSB FRSE as its new Chair He takes over from Professor Sir Bernard Silverman, who is standing down after 5 years in the role. Sir Ian is the Chief Scientific Adviser at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and a […]

Jul
2
2019

UKRIO welcomes announcement of new UKRI Research Integrity Committee

UKRIO welcomes the announcement from Chris Skidmore MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, that UK Research and Innovation will establish a Research Integrity Committee to provide additional oversight of research integrity in the UK. In a letter to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee, the Minister stated that the new […]

Jun
7
2019

UKRIO annual conference: presentations available

Selected presentations from our 2019 research integrity conference are available on our website, with more to be added shortly. This year UKRIO’s conference gave an an update on the research integrity landscape, discussing the outcome of the House of Common’s Science and Technology Committee’s inquiry into research integrity, the revision of the Concordat to Support Research Integrity and other key […]

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