Citizenship, integrity and ethics

Citizenship, integrity and ethics

Citizenship, integrity and ethics

Receive guidance to ensure you operate with integrity as a researcher, consider the ethical implications of your work, and reflect on the potential impacts of your research on the wider community and society.




ENGAGE: Embedding good research practice from the very beginning.

Date and Time                                    Course Title                                         Campus                                    
18 October 2017, 10.00-12.30 Introduction to laboratory safety and sustainability  Singleton Campus
25 October 2017, 13.30-16.30 Introduction to laboratory safety and sustainability Singleton Campus 
   Specialist Laboratory Safety Training  
19 September 2017, 9.30-16.30 Chemical risk assessment  Singleton Campus 
1 November 2017, 10.00-16.30 Safe us of hydrolic acid Singleton Campus
1 November 2017, 13.30-16.30 Chemical first aid Singleton Campus
8 November 2017, 9.30-16.30 Chemical risk assessment Singleton Campus

These workshops will broaden your thinking on integrity and ethical considerations that need to be taken into account when planning and conducting research.

Date and Time                                Course Title                                         Campus                                            
01 December 2017, 10.00-11.30 Research and ethics  Singleton Campus 

Towards the end of your PhD you will need to consider research in a broader context, and understand the impacts of your research, and your responsibilities as a researcher.

Date and Time                                  Course Title                                         Campus                                               


Reflect on the ethical implications of your own and others' research. Stay informed about global developments and join in the debate.

Assess your own unconscious bias with an Implicit Association Test (IAT) 

Write a short essay for the Research Institute of Ethics and Law (RIEL) Applied Ethics essay competition 

Be inspired! Biosciences PhD student Will Kay came third in the RIEL ethics essay prize in 2017!

Consider volunteering with Discovery , supporting the local community and environment.


Complete online training relating to Safeguarding Awareness , essential for all researchers working with children or vulnerable adults. Please email to obtain log-in details.

Access a full range of documents and resources relating to research ethics and integrity at Swansea University, including Research Governance, Research Ethics, Research Misconduct, Animal Research, Human Tissue in Research and Health & Safety in Research.

Find out more about environmental sustainability at Swansea University, and access the Green Guide.