Research Integrity (online) - Mandatory

Years: 1,2,3


This online course is mandatory and must be completed before your Initial Assessment.

Integrity is an essential component of high quality, meaningful research. The principles of research integrity therefore apply to all researchers within all disciplines and from all universities.  This course will provide you with guidance on conducting research with integrity.

Learning outcomes

  • You will learn what your responsibilities are as a professional researcher.
  • You will learn how to avoid pitfalls associated with researcher misconduct.

Accessing the Course

Please log on to your Blackboard area where the course will be available for you to complete.

Further Information

Nick Curry, Head of Research Governance (

The Vitae Researcher Development Framework

This session maps on to Domain C of the Vitae Framework: Research governance and organisation which includes the sub-domain areas of:

  • C1: Professional conduct
  • C2: Research management
  • C3: Finance, funding and resources
The Vitae Researcher Development Framework