SCI50020 Research Integrity Online

Academic Year 2020/2021

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
Small Group

6

Autonomous Student Learning

10

Online Learning

40

Total

56

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 Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Assignment: Portfolio Week 12 n/a Pass/Fail Grade Scale Yes

80

Assignment: Workshop Week 6 n/a Pass/Fail Grade Scale Yes

20


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
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
Professor David Brayden Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Joan Tiernan Tutor
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.

 

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