What is Research Integrity?
This session is intended to provide a basic consideration of the fundamental principles and practices of research integrity.
Participants will be introduced to the field of research integrity, its purpose, a variety of practices and some key disciplinary resources. Consideration will be given to research misconduct and questionable research practices; why these are problematic; what impact they can have and how to avoid them. Participants will learn about “VIRT2UE Research Integrity training: An introduction to using the toolbox of resources.”
Participants should leave this session with an understanding of why fostering research integrity is beneficial to individual researchers, the research enterprise and institutions.
Session Co-Ordinator: Paula Saner (Research Integrity Coordinator, University of Cape Town)
Chair: Prof Julia Priess-Buchheit (Coburg University, Germany)
Moderator: Prof Li Tang (Fudan University, China)
Prof Edwin Were
Mr Daniel Pizzolato
Dr Natalie Evans