Training and resources
Macquarie University is committed to providing its research staff and students with resources and development opportunities to support responsible research practices. Face-to-face training sessions will be facilitated by the Research Ethics and Integrity team and faculties. Contact the Research Ethics and Integrity team at email@example.com if you would like training.
Details of upcoming training opportunities will also be posted here.
Online training for higher degree research candidates and supervisors
The Epigeum research master skills course, which includes a module on research integrity, is available to higher degree research candidates and supervisors via iLearn. Contact the Higher Degree Research Office if you would like access this course.
The University’s policies and documents that are directly related to the conduct of responsible research include:
Macquarie University Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research (Macquarie Code)
Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research (Australian Code)
(Note: A new Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research was released in June 2018. Compliance with the Australian Code (2007) is ongoing until the new Australian Code (2018) is formally adopted into University policies and procedures, which must be implemented no later than 1 July 2019.)
US Office of Research Integrity online resources
The US Office of Research Integrity offers interactive online training in research integrity for laboratory and research clinic-based researchers. There is also a collection of case studies relating to research integrity and summaries of actual research integrity cases.
Other useful online resources