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Research Integrity


UK Research Integrity Office Research Integrity 

Webinar series

UKRIO is holding webinars on research integrity and related issues. Speakers from UKRIO and invited experts will explore topics such as publication ethics and authorship; research data; implementation of the Concordat to Support Research Integrity; research ethics; consent in research; and research integrity training. Their webinars are open to all and are free to attend. See more details about the next webinar here

Videos and slides from past webinars

UKRIO has been running research integrity webinars since May 2020. To see videos and presentation slides from previous webinars, please visit this page

Annual Conference 2022

The next UKRIO conference will be on the 25th and 26th May 2022 for our next Annual conference. It will be free and open to all.  It will include speakers from across the research community gathering to discuss key topics in research integrity, ranging from how to safeguard and enhance good research practice, how to address specific challenges and issues, improving the culture of research in teams and at institutions, and looking at systemic issues in the research system.

Other external courses

    Health Research Authority Training Days

    The Health Research Authority provides a comprehensive programme of training days many of which are open to researchers. These courses are primarily concerned with clinical research ethics and cover issues including: applying for ethical approval from an NHS REC; the Human Tissue Act; and research involving vulnerable groups. For details see the Human Research Authority website.

    MRC Regulatory Support Centre

    The MRC Regulatory Support Centre provides training on regulation, ethics and governance topics for MRC funded researchers. They will also tailor and deliver training in these topcis on request. For details of their current courses see the Support Centre website.

    MRC Regulatory Support Centre

    The MRC provides three e-learning courses as part of their Regulatory Support Centre. These courses address:

    • Research Data and Confidentiality
    • Research and Human Tissue Legislation
    • Making an application using the Integrated Research Applications System (IRAS)

    US online ethics training

    Online training is provided by several US-based institutions. These are designed for the US research environment and are best suited to researchers funded by US funders or carrying out research in US institutions.