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Wed 26 May 2021
10:00 - 12:00

Venue: Online

Provided by: Researcher Development Programme (RDP)


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Introduction to Research Integrity at Cambridge

Wed 26 May 2021


A thorough awareness of issues relating to research ethics and research integrity are essential to producing excellent research. This session will provide an introduction to the ethical responsibilities of researchers at the University and explore issues of good research practice, research integrity and research misconduct. It will be interactive, using case studies to better understand key ethical issues and challenges in all areas.

The course will:

  • explore the issue of research misconduct in academia and facilitate discussion of why and how it occurs
  • explain the University and national expectations around research integrity and examine how this effects researchers
  • discuss some of the challenges to the integrity of research and ask what individuals, groups and institutions can do to tackle them
  • introduce the University‚Äôs research ethics system

The course will be delivered by the Research Governance Team in the Research Strategy Office.

Target audience

Research staff and PhD students


This course will be hosted online via Teams, please ensure you have access.


Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Wed 26 May   10:00 - 12:00 10:00 - 12:00 Online Dr Rhys Morgan,  Dr Sinead Healy
  • To introduce researchers to University, national and international policies and standards of research integrity and research ethics
  • To explain how the University supports research integrity and ethics and how researchers can seek advice on such issues.
  • To encourage discussion and debate around major research integrity issues

Online participative workshop with presentations, demonstrations and practicals


One two hour session


This course is scheduled to run twice in Michaelmas term.

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