What is academic integrity? How do I find, evaluate, organise and manage digital content for research and scholarship? How do I share my work and use other people’s work openly and ethically? What digital tools do I need for research and to be up to date with my field? How do I avoid plagiarism? How can I protect my invention or business idea? Who owns copyright in my work?  

These are some of the questions that the courses offered as part of the ‘Research integrity programme’ will explore. The aims of the ‘research integrity programme’ are to:   

  • Conduct searches using a range of information software, resources and techniques  
  • Critically reflect on the use of digital tools for professional purposes: their advantages and limitations   
  • Use citation and attribution practice in your thesis and published work  
  • Be aware of the College policy on intellectual property and academic integrity  
  • Be ethically literate; explore and critically analyse the ethics of scientific research