Research Integrity

Grant call on research integrity


NTU's grant call on research integrity for 2019 is now open for applications. This grant call will fund research proposals to understand the behaviours affecting the good practice of research integrity and ethics in NTU, as well as any other proposals on current trends related to the promotion of research integrity and ethics.

This grant call is made under the Academic Research Fund (AcRF) Tier 1, and will fund research proposals up to a maximum project value $50,000 over 18 months. Proposals of smaller amounts will be considered favourably, For a list of fundable and non-fundable items under AcRF Tier 1 research projects, please refer to the administrative guidelines here​. For this special grant call, equipment and travel costs (other than local travel) will not be eligible. Indirect costs are not applicable. 


  • Each PI is allowed to submit only one application
  • Full Time Faculty Members of NTU who hold appointment at the university for a minimum of 9 months a year are eligible to apply.
  • Please note that Visiting Professors, Adjunct Professors and research staffs are not eligible to apply.



  • Download the application form.
  • Submit your proposal via email to
  • All proposal must be endorsed and submitted to RIEO by Friday, 16 Aug 2019 (5pm).

Projects Awarded in 2018:

Asst Prof Lisa WinstanleySchool of Art, Design and Media
Reviewing the Prevalence of Visual Plagiarism Within a Visual Arts Context

Assoc Prof Josip CarLee Kong Chian School of Medicine 
Climate for Research Integrity in NTU

Asst Prof Yusuf AliLee Kong Chian School of Medicine
Effectiveness of Data Audits as a tool to increase awareness and compliance of Data Management

Projects Awarded in 2019:

Asst Prof Leng Ho KeatNational Institute of Education 
Perceptions and attitudes in IRB applications

Assoc Prof Xin Chang, Nanyang Business School
Evidence for P-hacking in experimental business research and potential remedies

Assoc Prof Fabian LimLee Kong Chian School of Medicine
Perceptions and reactions of NTU researchers to different forms of research integrity training methods


If you have any queries, please contact Ms Germaine Foo (