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Research Integrity Training Programme

DCU's Research Integrity Programme, jointly developed by Research and Innovation Support and the Graduate Studies Office, is delivered by DCU staff with expertise in research integrity issues.

The programme includes four training sessions, delivered throughout the academic year, and an online Research Integrity module which is compulsory for year-one research students.

Online Research Integrity Module 

The online module, available via Loop, covers every stage of the research process, highlighting the issues that can arise while planning, conducting and reporting research. Available in five discipline areas and featuring a range of interactive activities, the course provides researchers with a better understanding of their obligations and responsibilities as researchers.

Note: The online Research Integrity module is compulsory for year-one research students and certificates will be issued to those who complete the course. Year-one research students are expected to complete the online course in full by March 31, 2017

Research Integrity Training Sessions

In addition to the online module, DCU's Research Integrity Programme includes a series of complementary support sessions for research students to attend throughout the acadmic year. Registration for each of the training sessions is via the GSO Loop page.The full 2016-17 programme is available here with forthcoming dates listed below:

    • 17th November 2016: Research Integrity: An Introduction - this session is a requirement for year-one research students
    • 8th February 2017: Data Protection and Data Management
    • 9th March 2017: Ethical Considerations and DCU's Ethical Review Process ***register now on Loop
    • 5th April 2017: Dissemination of your Research, Authorship and Advocacy 

 Relevant Links

Further information on Research Integrity is available from the Research Support website or from the Graduate Studies Office: graduatestudiesoffice@dcu.ie.