Research Integrity

In this course participants will have an opportunity to learn the principles and professional responsibilities of what doing good research implies. Participants will be exposed within a highly interactive environment to practical advice on how to deal with the challenging situations in which they may find themselves doing research within their own area of expertise, along with the latest standards, codes and policies in the responsible conduct of research both locally and on a global basis.

Any of the following five disciplinary areas can be picked to obtain a Certificate of Successful Completion: (A minimum of 2 hours spent working through the module of your choice is expected in order to receive a certificate)

  • Arts and humanities
  • Biomedical sciences
  • Engineering and technology
  • Natural and physical sciences
  • Social and behavioural sciences

Each module is made up of 4 to 5 hours of online content plus an optional 25 to 32 hours of associated activities which will cover, among other topics, real cases of serious research misconduct such as fabrication, falsification, plagiarism and questionable research practices (such as failure to keep records, mismanagement of data, ghost or guest authorship, improper acknowledgements, improper practice in presenting data, imagery, raising false expectations, etc.)

This session can be completed at any time by registering through UM Learn.

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Graduate Student Registration

Graduate Students must register for GRAD 7300 in Aurora prior to accessing the course in UMLearn. For more information, please visit the GRAD 7300 Research Integrity webpageIf you have questions, please contact the Faculty of Graduate Studies: