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Aug
12
2020

Registration is open for UKRIO’s September Consent Webinar

Registration for our webinar on Consent is now open.  Book your place on our Wednesday 9th September, 2020, webinar 2pm – 4pm – it is free to register!  As we proceed with our popular topics UKRIO webinars are gaining momentum each month.  If you would like to be alerted when future webinar registrations are open, […]

Aug
10
2020

Research Ethics webinar available to watch

Our most recent webinar hosted on Wednesday 5th August, 2020 is now available to watch by visiting our ‘Past Webinar Series 2020‘ page.  This August’s event topic was on ‘Research Ethics’ and the fourth in the series of our newly introduced webinars.  Visit our events pages to see all our upcoming events and be apart […]

Jul
29
2020

5 August – Research Ethics Free Webinar

Wednesday 5th August, 2020 UKRIO hosts its 4th webinar of its series of newly introduced free events on research integrity and related issues. The focus of this webinar is Research Ethics. The speakers will discuss their experiences with current themes that are challenging for research ethic committees (RECs) as well as reflecting on the ethical review process to facilitate […]

Jun
25
2020

UKRIO annual conference postponed until May 2021

UKRIO’s annual conference scheduled for 16 October 2020 has been postponed. It will now be taking place on 6 May 2021 at the Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, London NW1 4LE. All bookings for 6 May will be transferred to the new conference date. If you are unable to attend or wish to […]

Jun
11
2020

Incentives in research: self-awareness and sobering reading

Ian L Boyd, Chair, UKRIO There is a telling quotation at the beginning of the recently published report Research Integrity: A Landscape study. It is “I think the main thing to tackle would be the incentive structure, in terms of publishing, funding, promotion, etc. But ultimately the responsibility lies with the people conducting the research.” […]

Jun
11
2020

Publication of ‘Research integrity: a landscape study’

Today UKRI publishes a new report, Research Integrity: A Landscape study. The study, carried out by Vitae, in partnership with UKRIO and the UKRN, considers the effects of incentives in the research system on researcher behaviour in the context of research integrity. It also considers how these incentives are perceived by different stakeholders and the […]

Jun
3
2020

UKRIO research integrity webinar 10 June: publication ethics

DELEGATE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW OPEN UKRIO research integrity webinar: publication ethics 10am – 12 noon, Wednesday 10 June 2020 Delegate price: free Publication ethics involves many different areas. In this webinar, our speakers will focus on three of the most pressing and problematic, outlining issues researchers and their institutions need to be […]

May
12
2020

Coronavirus/COVID-19 update

UKRIO continues to follow advice from Public Health England (PHE) and the UK Government. Our premises will remain closed for the foreseeable future, with UKRIO’s staff and volunteers working from home. UKRIO is still operating and it is business as usual, with support and services that we normally provide face-to-face being delivered through other means. […]

Apr
30
2020

UKRIO research integrity webinar 6 May: sector update

DELEGATE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW OPEN UKRIO research integrity webinar: sector update 10am – 12 noon, Wednesday 6 May 2020 Delegate price: free   Overview This is the first in the series of monthly webinars from the UK Research Integrity Office on research integrity and related issues. Our first webinar, 10:00-12:00 on 6 […]

Apr
16
2020

Research integrity remains crucial in the COVID-19 crisis

ENRIO Statement: Research integrity even more important for research during a pandemic Research integrity remains crucial in the COVID-19 crisis, given the need for robust, evidence-based conclusions, according to the European Network of Research Integrity Offices (ENRIO). The COVID-19 pandemic has rightly stimulated much research, both of a medical and non-medical nature. Governments, institutions and the public expect from […]

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