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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 […]

May
3
2016

Update: UKRIO Self-Assessment Tool for The Concordat to Support Research Integrity

Universities UK has undertaken a review of The Concordat to Support Research Integrity on behalf of its signatories. UUK’s review has focussed on the ways in which the Concordat has been implemented by universities and the strengths and weaknesses evident in the approach, as well as the views of stakeholders on challenges and progress since the publication […]

Mar
4
2016

UKRIO 2016 conference: update on speakers

Places are still available at UKRIO’s 2016 annual conference, taking place at The Kensington Close Hotel, Wright’s Lane, London W8 5SP on Thursday 5th May 2016. This one-day conference will address how to support a culture of high quality and ethical research. We will discuss how to respond to common issues and pitfalls and provide an update for […]

Feb
17
2016

Position statement on research involving security-sensitive material

Research involving security-sensitive research material raises a number of issues for researchers and research organisations. These include legal matters, questions about IT specifications related to the storage of such material, and issues of research ethics and research integrity. UKRIO has produced a short position statement setting out its views on the issues  of research integrity […]

Jan
29
2016

UKRIO annual conference – 5 May 2016

Delegate registration is open for UKRIO’s 2016 annual conference. Held in central London, the conference will address how to support a culture of high quality and ethical research. We will discuss how to respond to common issues and pitfalls and provide an update for new developments within the sector. With a range of expert speakers […]

Dec
18
2015

Short survey and forthcoming guidance from UKRIO

In early 2016, UKRIO will publish two guidance notes, one on authorship in academic publications, the second on internet-mediated research. As with all of our publications, the intent is to provide useful and proportionate guidance, without micro-managing researchers or imposing additional bureaucracy. The guidance notes will be cross-disciplinary but will also highlight issues relevant to […]

Oct
22
2015

UKRIO is moving

On 22nd October, UKRIO will be moving to new premises in south London. This long-planned move to larger premises will enable us to take on additional staff to enhance our existing work programme and the support services that we provide to our many subscriber institutions. It will also help us to work even more closely with the […]

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