This is available to all University staff and students via Weblearn.
The core course provides an introduction to research integrity (or good practice in research) and is compulsory for all University researchers.
Designed to support researchers from all disciplines, the course covers professional responsibilities, planning and conducting research, relationships (both with other researchers and the broader community and the public), scholarly publication, research dissemination and impact, issues in research governance and what to do if research misconduct is suspected.
For evidence that you have completed the core course, you will need to take the quizzes at the end of each of the core course modules and score an overall pass mark of 80% or over. You will then be sent an email acknowledgement showing that you have achieved the required pass mark.
In addition to the core course, there are five specialist supplementary modules available covering specific aspects of research integrity which will be relevant to certain types of research.
- research involving human participants
- research involving animals
- conflicts of interest
- intellectual property
- export controls
For evidence that you have completed one of these supplementary modules, you will need to take and pass the quiz at the end of the module and score a pass mark of 80% or over. You will then be sent an email acknowledgement showing that you have taken and passed the course.