Journal article

Embedding research ethics and integrity into undergraduate practical classes

Karena L Waller, Daniel P Barr, Paul M Taylor, Odilia L Wijburg

MICROBIOLOGY AUSTRALIA | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2016

Abstract

The core principles of research ethics and integrity that underpin the responsible conduct of research are critical to the design and performance of high quality research that generates excellent research data and outcomes that can be confidently trusted. Although many senior researchers have gained an in-depth appreciation and understanding of the importance of research ethics and integrity in the responsible conduct of research, many undergraduate students in science and technology disciplines do not obtain a basic, working knowledge of relevant research ethics and integrity principles as part of their degree. Here, we describe the introduction of a research ethics and integrity curriculum..

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