Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Research Ethics and Integrity - an introduction

This online course is designed to help postgraduate research students understand the core principles of research ethics and integrity. It's aimed at all research students and explains these basic principles to help you to understand any subject or project-specific advice or policies.

This course is available for self-enrolment on Learn in the IAD section.

  • Follow the link below to the Learn homepage
  • Log-in to Learn via EASE
  • Click the 'Self-enrol' tab (top right)
  • Click 'Self Enrol IAD Courses' from the Course Catalogue section
  • Find course 'Research Ethics and Integrity - an introduction' - you should be able to enrol from there

Self-enrol on the Research Ethics and Integrity module now

Course content

This course covers:

  • Introduction
  • Ethical approval
  • Plagiarism
  • Authorship
  • Collaboration
  • Publication ethics

Other resources

Also available is an older online resource, the Global Research Ethics and Integrity course. This was a joint project of members of Universitas 21, an international network of universities in 12 countries, which aimed to engage postgraduate students in considerations of ethical issues in a global context.

To access this, please have your EASE login details ready.

Global Research Ethics and Integrity course website