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Jan
10
2020

Interested in working in research integrity, research ethics and research culture?

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 pursue these aims through our publications on research practice, the support and services we provide to organisations, our education and training activities, and by providing expert […]

Dec
13
2019

Vacancies at UKRIO

Working for UKRIO is an opportunity to develop a broad base of skills in a busy charity and gain an understanding of the challenges facing the integrity and quality of research in the UK. We work with universities, NHS Trusts, other research organisations, Government, regulatory and professional bodies, as well as with our counterparts in […]

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 […]

May
24
2019

Guest blog: Penny Hawkins and Maggy Jennings, RSPCA Research Animals Department

Ethical oversight…? Time to reflect on the meaning of ethical review on research involving animals.     The new UKRIO primer on research involving animals rightly emphasises the need for ‘ethical oversight’ within responsible research conduct, but when, where and how is this done?  Are all current research review and decision-making processes really ‘considering ethics’?  […]

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
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 […]

Feb
10
2019

Delegate registration open for UKRIO 2019 conference

Delegate registration is now open for UKRIO’s 2019 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 such […]

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: […]

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