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Mar
25
2014

Registration closing for 1 April authorship workshop for UKRIO subscribers

Registration is closing today for UKRIO’s workshop ‘Authorship: Promoting good practice and resolving disputes’, taking place 1 April 2014 in central London. Facilitating good practice in authorship is often challenging. Different disciplines have different norms, while the requirements of academic journals can vary a great deal. Career pressures can encourage researchers to cut corners and […]

Mar
14
2014

Places still available at 1 April authorship workshop for UKRIO subscribers

Places are still available at UKRIO’s upcoming workshop ‘Authorship: Promoting good practice and resolving disputes’, taking place 1 April 2014 in central London. Facilitating good practice in authorship is often challenging. Different disciplines have different norms, while the requirements of academic journals can vary a great deal. Career pressures can encourage researchers to cut corners […]

Mar
6
2014

UKRIO authorship workshop – earlybird discount closing tomorrow, 7 March

The earlybird discounted price for places at our upcoming workshop ‘Authorship: Promoting good practice and resolving disputes’ will close on Friday 7 March. Facilitating good practice in authorship is often challenging. Different disciplines have different norms, while the requirements of academic journals can vary a great deal. Career pressures can encourage researchers to cut corners and […]

Mar
5
2014

Launch of website for the European Network of Research Integrity Offices

Today sees the launch of the website of the European Network of Research Integrity Offices (ENRIO), of which UKRIO is a founder member. The website provides information on the purpose and work of ENRIO, links to its member organisations and a variety of national and international resources on research integrity. Further content will be added as ENRIO […]

Feb
26
2014

UKRIO annual conference – 23 May 2014

UKRIO is pleased to open delegate registration for the second annual conference for our subscribers, taking place on 23 May 2014 in central London. Speakers from UKRIO and other experts in research integrity will discuss how to promote and sustain good research practice and how to avoid common issues and pitfalls, drawing on UKRIO’s unique and extensive […]

Feb
10
2014

One-day workshop 1 April 2014 – ‘Authorship: Promoting good practice and resolving disputes’

UKRIO is pleased to open delegate registration for our upcoming workshop ‘Authorship: Promoting good practice and resolving disputes’, taking place on 1 April 2014 in central London Facilitating good practice in authorship is often challenging. Different disciplines have different norms, while the requirements of academic journals can vary a great deal. Career pressures can encourage […]

Jan
30
2014

Update – Research Ethics & Integrity: Upholding the highest standards of rigour

Dr Liz Wager and Dr Richard Smith of UKRIO’s Advisory Board will be speaking at ‘Research Ethics & Integrity: Upholding the highest standards of rigour’ on 26 February 2014. Hosted by Westminster Briefing, the conference will explore promoting research integrity and addressing research misconduct in the higher education sector. Further information on the event can […]

Jan
20
2014

RCUK publishes annual narrative statement on research integrity

Research Councils UK has published its first annual narrative statement on research integrity. Signatories to the Concordat to Support Research Integrity commit to produce such annual statements. This statement from RCUK covers the first year following the launch of the Concordat, July 2012 to June 2013. UKRIO welcomes RCUK’s publication of this statement. Not only does […]

Jul
29
2013

HEFCE publishes guidance on compliance with research integrity concordat

On 24th July, the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) published the circular letter ‘Compliance with the Concordat to support research integrity.’ The publication follows HEFCE’s consultation which establishes that Concordat compliance is a condition for HEFCE grants. Institutions will be asked to demonstrate their compliance with the Concordat in their annual assurance statements, […]

Jul
21
2013

Research Councils UK publishes assurance questions for UK universities on research integrity

In 2012, UK research funders and other bodies published the Concordat to Support Research Integrity, setting out what actions they require employers and researchers to take in support of research integrity. The Concordat also describes how its authors will monitor the implementation of the new requirements: ‘To provide assurance over efforts to strengthen research integrity, […]

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