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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Feb
25
2015

Update on confirmed speakers: UKRIO annual conference 13 May 2015

Confirmed speakers for our annual conference include: Dr Philip Campbell, Editor-in-Chief, Nature. Andrew Miller, former Chair of the House of Commons Science & Technology Select Committee. Professor Bernard Silverman, Chair of UKRIO and the Home Office Chief Scientific Adviser. Held in central London, the conference will address how to promote and sustain good research practice and a […]

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 […]

Oct
31
2014

New case study pack for UKRIO subscribers

The latest in a series of case study packs has just been circulated to UKRIO subscriber institutions. Based on real-life situations, the case studies set out recurring or notable issues and problems which have been brought to our attention. We have found that they are an excellent way to raise awareness of research integrity and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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