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Understanding Responsible Conduct of Research
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Duration: 3 hours
Coordinator: Dr Sue O'Brien
Presenter: Dr Marc Kamke
Researchers must conduct their research in a manner consistent with the standards set out in The University of Queensland policies and procedures and in the 'Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research' (NHMRC et al 2007). UQ is committed to upholding standards of integrity in research and scholarship and considers deviations from these standards as serious. Although uncommon, research misconduct can occur at any premier research institution, including UQ.
This course will emphasise what constitutes responsible conduct of research and will explore the underlying practices and behaviours that may constitute research misconduct. Participants will become well versed with the 'Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research' (NHMRC et al., 2007) and recently revised University policies and procedures.
This course will enable participants to
1. Understand the general principles of responsible research and scholarship practices
2. Understand the 'Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research' and how it applies to research and scholarship
3. Understand the University's policies and procedures and how to apply them to their research and scholarship
4. Understand what practices may constitute research misconduct
5. Identify the potential impacts of research misconduct
6. Identify ways to manage the risk of research misconduct
7. Identify options for discussing their concerns about questionable research practices with others.