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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 […]

Jun
23
2015

Research integrity training and development workshop: 16 September 2015

Delegate registration is open for our workshop ‘Research integrity: training and development’ The Concordat to Support Research Integrity states that a key feature of a good research environment is the provision of ‘suitable learning, training and mentoring opportunities to support the development of researchers.’ However, universities face a number of issues in ensuring that appropriate […]

May
8
2015

UKRIO recruiting volunteer Advisers

If you would like to use your professional skills to support good research practice, we have a role to suit you: joining our Register of Advisers. Our volunteer Advisers play a vital role in UKRIO’s work, including helping shape the responses to requests for our assistance on issues of research practice, contributing to our guidance publications and […]

Mar
20
2015

UKRIO annual conference 13 May 2015: update on confirmed speakers

Delegate registration is still open for UKRIO’s 2015 annual conference, taking place on Wednesday 13 May 2015 at the Kensington Close Hotel, London W8 5SP. Held in central London, the conference will address how to promote and sustain good research practice and a culture of research integrity. We will discuss how to respond to common […]

Jan
30
2015

UKRIO annual conference – 13 May 2015

Delegate registration is open for UKRIO’s 2015 annual conference. Held in central London, the conference will address how to promote and sustain good research practice and a culture of research integrity. We will discuss how to respond to common issues and pitfalls and provide an update for new developments within the sector. With a range […]

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