Research Integrity Training Programme for Research Students
This programme includes a number of online training sessions delivered during the academic year and a compulsory online research integrity training course which all Year-1 Master's by Research/PhD students, Year-3 Professional Doctorate students and advanced entry students are required to complete by May 1st annually.
Compulsory Online Research Integrity Training Course on Loop
The compulsory online Loop course (Epigeum) covers every stage of the research process, highlighting the issues that can arise while planning, conducting and reporting research.
Featuring a range of interactive activities, this compulsory course provides participants with a better understanding of their obligations and responsibilities as researchers.
Research students undertaking the programme in 2023-24 are required to pass the online course and download a Certificate of Completion by May 1st 2024.
Online Training Sessions (x4):
|1||Introduction to Research Integrity - compulsory session|
|2||Data Management & GDPR|
|3||Ethical Considerations & DCU's Research Ethics Review Process|
|4||Research Publication: Dissemination & Authorship Issues & the Dilemma Game|
Useful links and supporting documentation
- Compulsory Online Research Integrity Training Course on Loop
- DCU Research Integrity Policy (2023)
- Research Integrity at DCU
- Policy Statement on Ensuring Research Integrity in Ireland (2019)
- The European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity - Revised Edition 2023
Postgraduate Research/GSO Contact Point
Sharon King, Graduate Studies Office