SCI50020 Research Integrity Online

Academic Year 2024/2025

This module is designed to help researchers in the sciences to:

Know, understand and explain the key responsibilities they have as researchers.
Identify the challenges they could face in meeting those responsibilities.
Be aware of strategies for dealing with pressures and difficult situations.

Online activity will be accompanied by workshops.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

This course covers all stages of the research process. Information, practical advice and reflective activities in key areas:

1: Introduction: principles and professional responsibilities, dealing with misconduct, mentoring
2: Planning: research with human participants, conflicts of interest, workplace safety
3: Conducting: data collection, sharing and interpretation
4: Reporting: plagiarism, authorship, peer review
5: Responsibility to the public and society.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Autonomous Student Learning


Small Group


Online Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Online delivery over 12 weeks. Workshop assignment. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade In Module Component Repeat Offered

Not yet recorded.

Carry forward of passed components
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Name Role
Dr Daniel Crean Lecturer / Co-Lecturer