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Nov
27
2020

December Webinar Speakers Confirmed

We have confirmed the speakers for the next UKRIO webinar which is to be held on Wednesday 9th December, 2020. Time: 2pm – 4pm,  This webinar will focus on Research Culture, with the following expert speakers: Professor Leanne Hodson, BSc(Hons) PhD, BHF Senior Research Fellow in Basic Science / Professor of Metabolic Physiology, Senior Research […]

Nov
12
2020

Date for diary: 9 December 2020 – Research Culture Webinar

If you have attended any of UKRIO’s newly launched series of research integrity webinars you will know that they are an invaluable resource for the research community. Therefore, make a date in your diary for the next webinar in the series on the topic Research Culture on Wednesday 9 December, 2020, the time will be confirmed shortly, […]

Nov
12
2020

Outstanding… Data Sharing & Ethics webinar

Yesterday, we held our seventh webinar on Data Sharing & Ethics in our new series of research integrity webinars.  This topic was met with positive reviews from those who attended and we would like to express our gratitude to our expert speakers; Professor Anna Tarrant, Professor Kahryn Hughes and Louise Corti. If you missed this months webinar […]

Nov
9
2020

The countdown has begun for our Data Sharing & Ethics Webinar

The countdown has started… Only 2 days until our Data Sharing & Ethics webinar to be held this Wednesday 11th November, 2020 from 10am until 12pm.  This online event is the 7th in our series of research integrity webinars and is FREE to join.  Just click here to find out more information and book your […]

Oct
27
2020

Recommended Checklist for Research Communities in a Pandemic

Today UKRIO publishes its Recommended Checklist for Research Communities During the COVID-19 Pandemic. This new guidance is aimed at individuals and organisations performing research of any kind during a pandemic – helping them anticipate issues that may affect the quality and ethical standards of their research and think about how they might be addressed. The […]

Sep
29
2020

Registration is open for our October Webinar – Clinical Trials

Registration for our webinar on Clinical Trails is now open. Book your place on our Wednesday 14th October 2020, webinar 2pm – 4pm – it is free to register! We continue to gain popularity with our topics for our webinars each month. If you would like to be alerted when future webinar registrations are open, […]

Aug
17
2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and research integrity: some resources

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in May 2018. The introduction of this legislation has implication for all who process, hold or manage personal data, including researchers and research organisations. UKRIO’s future work streams include publications exploring GDPR and research integrity. Meanwhile, those involved in research may find the following resources helpful: […]

Sep
28
2015

The Culture of Scientific Research: where next?

In November 2015, UKRIO and the Nuffield Council on Bioethics are hosting a second follow-up workshop to discuss the findings from the Council’s report on The Culture of Scientific Research.   Reading the Nuffield Council on Bioethics’ report on The Culture of Scientific Research in the UK was a mixed experience. That isn’t a criticism […]

Dec
22
2014

Medical Research Council launches good research practice e-learning module

The MRC’s e-learning package on good research practice is now live on the MRC Regulatory Support Centre web site where anyone can use it (you will need to register first). The module, which includes case studies from UKRIO, will be of particular interest to MRC grant-holders and employees but contains themes that we feel are […]

Apr
1
2014

Research Councils UK updates Concordat assurance questions

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, Research […]

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