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May
6
2021

UKRIO Chair elected to Royal Society

Professor Sir Ian Boyd, Chair of the UK Research Integrity Office, has been elected a Fellow of the prestigious Royal Society. Founded in 1660, the Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of the world’s most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence. Its aim is to recognise, promote, and support excellence […]

Apr
30
2021

Interested in working in good research practice, ethics and research culture?

UKRIO is recruiting a Project Officer to assist with its work supporting high quality and ethical standards in UK research. This 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 are looking […]

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 […]

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