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Research Integrity

SMD is committed to an environment that supports the highest standards of research integrity (RI).

Developing an open research environment

  • We support an environment where auditing other researchers data is regarded as a normal part of the research process.

Sharing and management of research data, and reproducibility

  • We are developing the capacity of researchers to deposit their raw data at time of publication on our publicly-accessible institutional publications repository (
  • The issue of reproducibility will be considered by the SMD Research Deanery over the next year.

Ensuring that our research is conducted within the appropriate ethical, legal and professional frameworks

Introduction for research integrity [PPT 9,344KB]

Research Integrity: eCPD training app

As part of our strategic objectives, the School of Medicine and Dentistry puts a great deal of importance on ensuring our research staff are trained on research integrity. 

Research Integrity training is available to staff as a free career and professional development app, available in the Apple and Android App Stores.

Once downloaded, staff can register using their QMUL email address. To find the module in the app, click on ‘search’ then ‘my interests’ and then ‘research’. Once staff have successfully completed the research integrity module, a certificate will be emailed to them.

Webinar: Update on Research Integrity Data

The webinar by Prof Jonathan Grigg, available to view here, covers presentation of data, the Hong Kong principles for assessing researchers, the UK Research Integrity Office, and how to deposit raw data underlying published papers using QM Elements.