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Researcher Development : Research Integrity & Ethics (Health & Social Care)



Education and Research


Education and Research

About this course:

This course is open to research staff in the Health and Social Care disciplines and will provide an overview of all aspects of research integrity (including good practice and misconduct), research ethics and governance processes.

The course aims are:.

- give attendees an understanding of all aspects of research integrity and misconduct, including its relevance to all.

- disciplines and the responsibilities of individual researchers and institutions.

- explain when a research project requires ethical approval and outline the relevant processes for gaining approval.

- highlight relevant legislation and professional guidance and explain the governance processes associated with them.

- provide useful practical advice and support to help with the research design and governance process.

Learning outcomes:

As a result of attending this course, you will be able to:.

- Define research integrity and misconduct.

- Understand the relevance of research integrity to your research and understand your responsibilities as a researcher.

- Know where to find guidance, advice and support on good research practices and misconduct.

- Understand when ethical approval should be sought for research and understand the processes necessary to gain that approval.

- Have an awareness of relevant legislation and professional guidance and the associated governance processes.

Who should attend this course:

This course is recommended for Research Staff.


This session is delivered by staff from the Research Services team.

What previous participants have said about the course:

"I enjoyed thinking about the case studies; this was useful for considering the potential ambiguity of ethical situations"- Research Staff in Life and Environmental Sciences.

Before the course:

No preparation is required for this course.

Learning provider:

This course is administered by Researcher Development; please contact for more details.

29/01/2018 Streatham: Old Library Training Room 4 (Professional Development Suite) 13:00 15:00 Free Gail Seymour 14

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