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Research Governance & Integrity Committee

Terms of reference

  1. To promote good conduct and encourage consistency in matters relating to research governance and integrity across the institution.
  2. To keep under review the City Code for Good Practice in Research and to monitor institutional compliance with the Concordat to Support Research Integrity.
  3. To keep under review the City Procedure for Investigating Allegations of Research Misconduct.
  4. To oversee the development of principles, policies and procedures relating to research integrity in response to internal and external requirements, including the Concordat to Support Research Integrity, ensuring consistency and compliance with regulation, and where appropriate,  to submit proposals or amendments for approval by relevant institutional committees.
  5. To maintain oversight of research misconduct cases, including providing guidance to institutional investigation panels.
  6. To ensure that research integrity is embedded in the existing researcher development training programme.
  7. To contribute towards institutional responses to national and international developments relating to research integrity issues.
  8. To produce an annual statement on research integrity, including any allegations of misconduct in research, for the Research & Enterprise Committee, Senate and Council.

Composition and membership

The City Law School (Chair)Professor Jason Chuah
Cass Business SchoolProfessor Paul Palmer
Arts & Social SciencesDr Kielan  Yarrow
Health SciencesProfessor Katerina Hilari
Engineering & Mathematical Sciences & Informatics Dr Lorenzo Strigini
Chair of Senate Research Ethics CommitteeProfessor Ron Douglas
Head of Research Support ServiceDr Claudia Kalay
Deputy Director of HR or nomineeMr Peter Brooks
Research Governance & Integrity ManagerMs Anna Ramberg
Head of City Graduate School Vacancy
Secretary (in attendance) Ms Mariah Loukou
Others as required, including consulting with doctoral students 

Frequency of meetings

Three to five times before the end of 2017, but typically three times per year, with the option of special meetings when required.

Reporting line:

City Research & Enterprise Committee