Current Challenges in Research Integrity

Meeting the PhD students
27 novembre 2023
Orario di inizio 
Palazzo di Giurisprudenza - Via Verdi 53, Trento
Sala Conferenze Fulvio Zuelli
Ingresso libero
Online su prenotazione
Scadenza prenotazioni: 
27 novembre 2023, 12:00
0461 281866

Research Integrity safeguards, enhances, and promotes quality of research and public confidence in researchers. It prevents adverse impact on participants and society, waste of resources, enhancing scientific, social, and economic advancement while at the same time protecting the careers and reputation of researchers and research institutions.
The link between high-quality standards of research and research integrity is an fundamental part of the Trento University policy, which has included these values in its strategic objectives. UniTrento has a Code of Ethics and a Code of Conduct, a Research Ethics Committee (CER) aimed at evaluating research projects involving humans, as well as an animal welfare body (OPBA). High levels of Research Integrity play an important role also in supporting the University internationalisation strategy and engagement.
Moreover, principles of Research Integrity and ethics are considered for all EU funded projects in all research domains. An ethics self-assessment and compliance with the European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity published by All European Academies (ALLEA) are required by Horizon Europe, the EU Research and Innovation funding programme.

What are the principles of Research Integrity?
What are the consequences of a breach of these principles?
How can researchers enhance and promote their research at the
national, European and international level?
How to create awareness on Research Integrity and opportunities to
share experiences among PhD students, researchers, and
How to write and submit projects requiring Research Ethics
Committees approval?

The INTEGRA - Integrity of TrEnto ReseArch, a strategic project funded by UniTrento, supported by the Research ethics and integrity office, aims at answering these questions. The INTEGRA Project is implemented at both an institutional and academic level and is particularly focused on promoting interdisciplinary and interdepartmental knowledge, awareness, and cooperation on issues of research integrity by organising training events, workshops and meetings for PhD students, researchers, and supervisors.


15.00 Introduction 

  • Francesco Pavani, Full professor and deputy dean, Center for Mind/Brain Sciences – CIMeC; Rector's delegate for Doctoral Programmes, University of Trento

15.15 Navigating the Integrity Crisis: Current Challenges in Research Integrity

  • Juan Alberto Lecaros, Director of the Observatory of the Bioethics and Law of Institute of Science and Innovation in Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Desarrollo, Chile

16.00 Discussion

Scientific Committee:
Carlo Casonato, Cinzia Piciocchi, Elisabetta Pulice (INTEGRA, University of Trento)

The Workshop is open to all PhD students and anyone who may be interested.

The event will be held both in-person and online. To participate online please use the following link.