The University is committed to ensuring that all research carried out under its auspices meets the highest standards of integrity and that an environment of research integrity prevails through the promotion of good research practices, together with the use of fair, effective, and transparent procedures to address research misconduct. Research integrity relates to the performance of research to the highest standards of professionalism and rigour, and to the accuracy and integrity of the research record in publications and elsewhere.
- UL Research Integrity Policy
- National Policy Statement on Ensuring Research Integrity in Ireland
- European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity
If we can provide any further information or clarity on the topic of Research Integrity and its implications for your research activity, please don’t hesitate to get in touch:
- Research Integrity Officer (RIO): Professor Mary O’Sullivan, View Profile
- Research Governance Officer: Dr Barry Shanahan
- General queries: Research Integrity
Each faculty has an identified Research Integrity Champion, with expertise and experience in the area. These individuals will be able to advise you on discipline-specific queries that might arise in the course of your research, and where necessary direct you to appropriate resources elsewhere.
The University of Limerick is an associate member of the UK Research Integrity Office (UKRIO). UKRIO is an independent organisation who provide free and confidential advice and guidance to the public, researchers, organisations to further good practice in research. Find out more.
UL Research Ethics Governance & Faculty Research Ethics Committee. ULREG (University of Limerick Research Ethics Governance committee) is primarily concerned with research related policies, procedures and governance, whilst all research ethics applications are considered at Faculty level by Research Ethics Committees (RECs). All appeals of Faculty REC decisions are referred to ULREG. Find out more.
Research Ethics & Integrity Training and Events
Quest for Research Excellence, 7-9 August, Washington
World Conference on Research Integrity, Hong Kong 2019. (details to be announced)