Doing Research? Your Legal Obligations Under The PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION ACT (PDPA): 16 August 2018
Organised by Research Integrity and Ethics Office on 16 August 2018.
The talk by Mr Jerry Tan, Director in the Corporate Governance Group at NTU covered the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) obligations and the implications of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the EU.
Visit the website to learn more about the NTU PDPA Statement.
|||4th International Conference on Plagiarism across Europe and Beyond 2018: 9-11 May 2018|
This conference was held in Ephesus, Turkey, from 9-11 May 2018.
Jointly organised by Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Mendel University in Brno, and the European Network for Academic Integrity, the conference aims to provide a forum for sharing best practices and experiences by addressing issues of academic integrity.
Visit the website to learn more about the suggested approaches to promote academic integrity.
IRB Refresher Course|
On 13th March 2018, trainers from
CENTRES (Clinical Ethics Network+ Research Ethics Support) conducted a workshop for NTU IRB members on ethical principles when involving human subjects in research. CENTRES is a national training platform catered to enhancing capabilities of ethics committees' work in Singapore.
Ms Sumytra Menon, Programme Director at CENTRES, and her team, tailored the workshop towards the nature of Social Behavioural and Educational research. There were breakout session where case examples were discussed with the assistance of facilitators.
The aim is to ensure that the ethical standards of research in NTU is comparable to internationally accepted standards.
Asia Pacific Research Integrity Network Meeting: 26-28 Feb 2018
The third APRI meeting was held in Taipei, Taiwan, from 26-28 Feb 2018.
The APRI network meetings aim to promote dialogue and the sharing of resources between institutes to identify best practices in upholding research integrity. To learn more about the origins of the network and its objectives, click here.
Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Animal Experimentation: 16 Jan 2018
On 16 Jan 2018, Dr Frederic Chua, Attending Veterinarian at NTU-IACUC, gave a talk on animal welfare ethics and on the legal and regulatory aspects of animal experimentation.
A key theme of the workshop was the responsible use of animals, and so attendees were informed of how this could be practiced through the implementation of the 3Rs: Replacement, Reduction, Refinement.
If you are keen on attending similar courses in future, register your interest with us.
NTU President's Talk on Research Integrity: 6 Oct 2017
On 6th October 2017, a second high level meeting on research integrity was held at the EMB learning studio. This was a follow up to the first held on 8th June 2017, and was targeted at senior management and members of the newly formed
Research Integrity Committee.
The talk was chaired by NTU President and covered the measures implemented to promote the responsible conduct of research in the University. He also touched on the need for greater faculty involvement in research integrity matters.
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|||2nd International Day of Action against Contract Cheating: 18 Oct 2017 |
Contract cheating is defined by Dr Thomas Lancaster as "the process through which students can have original work produced for them, which they can then submit as if this were their own work. Often this involves the payment of a fee and this can be facilitated using online auction sites".
More can be done by institutions to prevent and identify cases of contract cheating; these methods are covered in the Institutional Toolkit to Combat Contract Cheating.
Course on Research Integrity: 11 Aug 2017
The Course on Research Integrity is an annual course conducted by Prof Tim White, Prof Kingsley Bolton and Prof Peter Looker, for IGS/MSE graduate students. The most recent course was conducted on 11 August 2017 and the recordings of these lectures can be accessed via
Training on Research Integrity.
Image Integrity- Best Practice in Preparing Imagery for Publication: 5-8 Jun 2017
The first workshop organised by RIEO was held at The Hive, NTU, from 5-8 Jun 2017. Reputed speakers Jana Christopher and Dr. Holger Lorenz, were in town to conduct the course on image manipulation techniques and the Do's and Dont's of imagery manipulation. For requests on course materials or any futher information / feedback, please Contact Us.