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Feb
20
2018

UKRIO 2018 conference: delegate registration now open

Delegate registration for our 2018 annual conference is now open Held in central London, our sixth annual conference will address how to support a culture of high quality and ethical research. With a range of expert speakers, including Andrew Thompson, Professor of Modern History at the University of Exeter and Chief Executive of the Arts and Humanities […]

Jan
31
2018

UKRIO evidence session with House of Commons Science and Technology Committee

On Tuesday 30 January, Sir Bernard Silverman, Chair of UKRIO’s Trustees, and James Parry, our Chief Executive, gave evidence to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee’s ongoing inquiry into research integrity. You can watch a video of the session online. Further information about the inquiry can be found on the Science and Technology […]

Jan
29
2018

Self-Assessment Tool for The Concordat To Support Research Integrity

Devised by the UK Government, Universities UK and major funding agencies, The Concordat to Support Research Integrity sets out five commitments that those engaged in research should make to help ensure that the highest standards of rigour and integrity are maintained. These key commitments apply to researchers, their employers and funding bodies alike. The major funders […]

Jan
25
2018

UKRIO giving evidence to Science and Technology Committee

Sir Bernard Silverman, Chair of UKRIO’s Trustees, and James Parry, our Chief Executive, will be giving evidence to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee inquiry into research integrity on Tuesday 30 January at 9.30am. The session can be watched online at http://parliamentlive.tv/Commons Further information about the inquiry can be found on the Science and […]

Dec
31
2017

Knighthood for Professor Bernard Silverman, UKRIO Chair

Professor Bernard Silverman FRS FAcSS, Chair of the UK Research Integrity Office, has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen’s New Year Honours list 2018 for public service and services to Science. A leading statistician, Sir Bernard has been Chair of UKRIO since 2014, leading our Board of Trustees in directing and overseeing the strategy […]

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. […]

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