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UCD Office of Research Ethics

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Research Integrity

UCD is committed to promoting the performance of research to the highest standards of professionalism and rigour by its staff and students, and to the accuracy and integrity of the of the research record in publications and elsewhere. UCD is also a member of the Irish Universities Association’s Working Group on Research Integrity.


The UCD Policy on Research Integrity can be found here

The UCD Procedure for the Investigation of Misconduct in Research can be accessed here 


UCD Research Integrity Officer

The university's Research Integrity Officer is Professor Grace Mulcahy      email: 


For further information including details of how to access the Epigeum Courses please see the Research Integrity website:


Research Integrity Resources

  • The European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity (Revised Edition 2017) - a framework for self-regulation across all scientific and scholarly disciplines and for all research settings published by the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA) and supported by the European Commission  as the required standard of research integrity for projects funded by Horizon 2020
  • UK Research Integrity Office (UKRIO) - UKRIO is an independent charity providing advice and support to the public, researchers and organisations to further good practice in academic, scientific and medical research.


Publication Ethics Resources