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World Conference on Research Integrity


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Fostering Research Integrity in an Unequal World

WCRI 2022

Conference subthemes include current global research integrity discussion areas such as:

  • Research Integrity as a driver of research excellence and public trust
  • Ethical best practice in authorship, publication and the use of research metrics
  • Best practice in detection, investigation, and responding to research misconduct

An additional emerging subtheme included is:

  • Ensuring research integrity in the context of the 4th Industrial Revolution (the convergence of the physical, biological, and digital world)

As this conference is in Africa for the first time, some additional subthemes particularly relevant to many African and Low and Middle Income (LMIC) Countries are included:

  • Colonial legacies and research integrity: moving forward by building equity into research
  • Counteracting plagiarism in multicultural and multilingual contexts
  • Institutionalising Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) education and training, including curriculum development and implementation in low resource settings

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  • Africa
Languages: English