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Nov
26
2020

Opportunities to join the Trustee Board of UKRIO

We are seeking to make new appointments to our Board of Trustees. The UK Research Integrity Office (UKRIO) is an independent charity, offering support to the public, researchers and organisations to further good practice in academic, scientific and medical research. We promote integrity and high ethical standards in research, as well as robust and fair […]

Nov
2
2020

Update: forthcoming work and Coronavirus response

Coronavirus/COVID-19 update UKRIO continues to follow advice from Public Health England (PHE) and the UK Government. Our premises will remain closed for the foreseeable future, with UKRIO’s staff and volunteers working from home. UKRIO is still operating and it is business as usual, with support and services that we normally provide face-to-face being delivered through […]

Oct
23
2020

Registration is open for our November webinar – Data Sharing and Ethics

Registration for our webinar on Data Sharing and Ethics is now open. Book your place on our Wednesday 11th November 2020, webinar 10am – 12pm – it is free to register! If you would like to be alerted when future webinar registrations are open, and updates to UKRIO’s activity scroll down below and sign up […]

Oct
15
2020

Coronavirus/COVID-19 update

UKRIO continues to follow advice from Public Health England (PHE) and the UK Government. Our premises will remain closed for the foreseeable future, with UKRIO’s staff and volunteers working from home. UKRIO is still operating and it is business as usual, with support and services that we normally provide face-to-face being delivered through other means. […]

Jun
11
2020

Incentives in research: self-awareness and sobering reading

Ian L Boyd, Chair, UKRIO There is a telling quotation at the beginning of the recently published report Research Integrity: A Landscape study. It is “I think the main thing to tackle would be the incentive structure, in terms of publishing, funding, promotion, etc. But ultimately the responsibility lies with the people conducting the research.” […]

Jun
11
2020

Publication of ‘Research integrity: a landscape study’

Today UKRI publishes a new report, Research Integrity: A Landscape study. The study, carried out by Vitae, in partnership with UKRIO and the UKRN, considers the effects of incentives in the research system on researcher behaviour in the context of research integrity. It also considers how these incentives are perceived by different stakeholders and the […]

Jun
3
2020

UKRIO research integrity webinar 10 June: publication ethics

DELEGATE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW OPEN UKRIO research integrity webinar: publication ethics 10am – 12 noon, Wednesday 10 June 2020 Delegate price: free Publication ethics involves many different areas. In this webinar, our speakers will focus on three of the most pressing and problematic, outlining issues researchers and their institutions need to be […]

May
12
2020

Coronavirus/COVID-19 update

UKRIO continues to follow advice from Public Health England (PHE) and the UK Government. Our premises will remain closed for the foreseeable future, with UKRIO’s staff and volunteers working from home. UKRIO is still operating and it is business as usual, with support and services that we normally provide face-to-face being delivered through other means. […]

Apr
30
2020

UKRIO research integrity webinar 6 May: sector update

DELEGATE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW OPEN UKRIO research integrity webinar: sector update 10am – 12 noon, Wednesday 6 May 2020 Delegate price: free   Overview This is the first in the series of monthly webinars from the UK Research Integrity Office on research integrity and related issues. Our first webinar, 10:00-12:00 on 6 […]

Apr
8
2020

New guidance: Research Ethics Support and Review in Research Organisations

Today the UK Research Integrity Office (UKRIO) and the Association of Research Managers and Administrators (ARMA) publish Research Ethics Support and Review in Research Organisations, to support the research community in achieving high standards of research ethics review. The guidance offers benchmark policies and processes which organisations can use to create, revise or audit institutional […]

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