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Research Integrity Programme

Research Integrity Training Programme

DCU's Research Integrity Programme, jointly developed by Research 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 (available shortly via Loop), which is a requirement for year-one research students. Students will be notified when the online module become available for the 2018/19 academic year.

Online Research Integrity Module 

The online module 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 will be available via Loop from November 2018. Participants are advised to check their student email accounts for login details. 

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. Sessions include:

    • 15.00- 17.00 Wednesday 28 November 2018: Introduction to Research Integrity 
    • 10.00-12.00 Thursday 31 January 2019: Data Management & GDPR
    • March 2019: Ethical Considerations and DCU's Ethical Review Process 
    • April 2019: 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.