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Jan
5
2021

Update: Coronavirus response and forthcoming work

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 […]

Dec
24
2020

Christmas closure

UKRIO will be closed from Thursday 24 December 2020 to Monday 4 January 2021, re-opening on Tuesday 5 January. If you require urgent assistance from UKRIO during the holiday period, please contact us using this form and we will respond as soon as we are able. We hope you have a restful Christmas and a peaceful 2021.   […]

Dec
23
2020

Free research integrity webinar open for booking: 14:00-16:00, Wednesday 20 January

Our latest free research integrity webinar is open for booking: Good research practice from the publishers’ perspective. 14:00-16:00, Wednesday 20 January. This webinar will discuss issues of good practice from the perspective of academic publishers. What issues do editors, journals and publishers face in safeguarding good research practice? How can researchers and publishers best work […]

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
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 […]

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
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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