An awareness of research integrity helps protect and value individual researchers, research subjects and the research organisation and contributes to the quality and excellence of research. Researchers must ensure that all research is subject to appropriate consideration of professional, ethical and legal issues.
Since 2018, The University Research Ethics Committee requires that all new doctoral students receive training in Research Integrity. The Graduate School offers training to support Schools and Researchers in meeting this requirement. Check with your School to see what they require of you.
We hold all of our researchers to high standards of integrity and ethics, ensuring that everything we do is for the good of everyone.
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This concise online course could be your first introduction to Research Integrity before exploring the more detailed Research Integrity course, or a refresher for the more experienced (e.g. new legal frameworks). The course is short and easy to digest, covers the basics and could help any greater learning needs. There is no University of Nottingham specific content, but there optional modules. The core course takes approx. 45 minutes to complete.
This comprehensive online course is designed to strengthen your awareness of your own responsibilities and accountability when conducting research, and provides guidance on what to do should things go wrong. This course has University of Nottingham-specific content (unlike the Concise course); including UNMC and UNNC and discipline specific modules. This extensive UoN content gives specific practical and policy guidance in all of the modules. Content is also designed to reflect the needs of all three international campuses. Look for the 'Your context' pods. There are also discipline specific modules.
You may wish to complete the entire course (training points are available) or focus your attention on the parts of the course that address your needs such as: Introduction to principles and responsibilities; Designing research; Conducting research; Reporting research; and Responsibilities to society.
This is a short, face-to-face, tutor-led discussion session covering the essentials of Research Integrity. The course is designed to strengthen your awareness of what research integrity is through tutor led activity and discussion of scenarios with peers.
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