Category: OSC Galway Changing Research Culture

Changing Research Culture


July 9, 2024

In anticipation of REF2029’s heightened emphasis on People, Culture and Environment, ‘research culture’ is increasingly coming into scope as a focus of attention for UK institutions. But critical and reflective work is needed to avoid the term becoming, like ‘excellence’ itself, a floating signifier that obscures the genuine conditions, processes and limitations of academic practice. 

This one-day workshop will address this task with a particular focus on practices around openness and transparency. With reference to UKRIO’s component principles of research integrity, we will examine the degree to which open practices present a necessary condition of a culture of research integrity and inclusion and explore the extent to which embedding and facilitating open practices offers a significant mechanism of culture change. 

Keynote speakers:

  • Tanita Casci, Director, Research Strategy & Policy Unit, University of Oxford
  • Stephen Curry, College Consul and Professor of Natural Science, Imperial College London, and Chair of the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA)
The Wave, The University of Sheffield
2 Whitham Road
Sheffield, S10 2AH

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There are two options for registering although on-line attendance only covers the key-note talks...

In-person : https://www.tickettailor.com/events/universityofsheffieldscholarlycommunicationsteam/1282493
On-line (key-note talks only) : https://www.tickettailor.com/events/universityofsheffieldscholarlycommunicationsteam/1282511

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