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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

Equality and Diversity statement

City, University of London is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture, under its Public Sector Equality Duties and the Equality Act 2010.  This includes promoting equality and diversity for all, irrespective of any protected characteristic, working pattern, family circumstance, socio-economic background, political belief or other irrelevant distinction.

Diverse membership of all committees is expected.  Wherever possible membership will consist of at least 30% women and 30% men and representation of other protected groups will be actively considered. Where this has not been met committees should be able to demonstrate what action has been taken to achieve this target.

CompositionMembership
The City Law School (Chair)Professor Jason Chuah
Cass Business SchoolProfessor Paul Palmer
Arts & Social SciencesDr Kielan  Yarrow
Health SciencesProfessor Katerina Hilari
Mathematics, Computer Science & EngineeringDr Lorenzo Strigini
Chair of Senate Research Ethics CommitteeProfessor Peter Ayton
Head of Research Support ServicesDr Claudia Kalay
Deputy Director of HR or nomineeMr Peter Brooks
Research Governance & Integrity ManagerMs Anna Ramberg
Assistant Registrar (Research Degrees) Richard Alderman
Secretary (in attendance) Ms Mariah Loukou
Others as required, including consulting with doctoral students 

Frequency of meetings

Three times per year, with the option of special meetings when required.

Reporting line:

City Research & Enterprise Committee

If you would like to see records of committee meetings, please visit our archived pages.