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Oct
25
2019

Revised Concordat to Support Research Integrity published

UKRIO welcomes the publication today of the revised Concordat to Support Research Integrity. We see it as an important step in safeguarding and improving standards in UK research, as research quality is inextricably linked to research integrity. Responding to an inquiry by the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee, the revised Concordat clarifies what […]

Jul
11
2019

Would you like to contribute to a landscape study of research integrity?

From the Vitae website: Vitae in partnership with UKRIO have been commissioned by Research England, on behalf of UKRI to undertake a research integrity landscape study. This project will consider the effects of incentives in the research system on researcher behaviour in the context of research integrity, how these incentives are perceived by different stakeholders and the impact of these […]

Jul
3
2019

UK Research Integrity Office welcomes new Chair

The UK Research Integrity Office (UKRIO) has appointed Professor Sir Ian Boyd FRSB FRSE as its new Chair He takes over from Professor Sir Bernard Silverman, who is standing down after 5 years in the role. Sir Ian is the Chief Scientific Adviser at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and a […]

Jul
2
2019

UKRIO welcomes announcement of new UKRI Research Integrity Committee

UKRIO welcomes the announcement from Chris Skidmore MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, that UK Research and Innovation will establish a Research Integrity Committee to provide additional oversight of research integrity in the UK. In a letter to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee, the Minister stated that the new […]

Jun
7
2019

UKRIO annual conference: presentations available

Selected presentations from our 2019 research integrity conference are available on our website, with more to be added shortly. This year UKRIO’s conference gave an an update on the research integrity landscape, discussing the outcome of the House of Common’s Science and Technology Committee’s inquiry into research integrity, the revision of the Concordat to Support Research Integrity and other key […]

Apr
26
2019

UKRIO Annual Conference: update on speakers

Delegate registration for this event has now closed. Please contact us if you would like to go on the waiting list in case any places become available.   Unfortunately, Sir Patrick Vallance, the Government Chief Scientific Adviser, is no longer able to speak at our conference. Instead, UKRIO’s current Chair, Professor Sir Bernard Silverman, will reflect on […]

Mar
29
2019

Additional speakers announced for UKRIO 2019 conference

Delegate registration for this event has now closed. Please contact us if you would like to go on the waiting list in case any places become available. 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 […]

Mar
27
2019

Reminder: consultation on revised Research Integrity Concordat closing soon

The public consultation on the revision of The Concordat to Support Research Integrity will close next week. To submit your views to the Concordat Signatories, please follow the instructions on the Universities UK website: Consultation on The Concordat to Support Research Integrity To ensure that your views are taken into account, please submit your comments via the Universities […]

Feb
22
2019

UKRIO is recruiting for a new Chair of the charity

Closing Date: Thursday 14 March 2019 The UK Research Integrity Office is looking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the role of Chair, to take up post later in 2019, as Sir Bernard Silverman steps down after five years with the organisation. The UK Research Integrity Office (UKRIO) is an independent charity set up to […]

Feb
20
2019

New primer document from UKRIO: research integrity in research involving animals

UKRIO has published a primer document on research integrity in research involving animals. The publication is available to download on our website: UKRIO Research Integrity – a primer on research involving animals V1.0   Written by Dr Nikki Osborne, Responsible Research in Practice, this primer focuses on responsible conduct, good governance and ethical oversight of […]

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