Enhance Capacity in Research Ethics and Integrity

Enhance Capacity in Research Ethics and Integrity


Research Ethics and Integrity Trainings 2024


Mode (Virtual/in person)


24 July 2024

Hybrid (Online)

Workshop: Navigating Complexities in Research Ethics: Fostering Ethical Leadership through Dialogue with the NWU Ethics Committees

23 February 2024

Hybrid (Potch)

Workshop: Equipping the NWU REC Administrators on key responsibilities, processes, and best practices in ensuring the practical and ethical review of research protocols within the NWU research environment.



11 April 24

Hybrid (Onsite Potch) TBC

Workshop: Understanding Research Data Management within the Research Environment with a Focus on POPIA Regulations, Secondary Data Use and Analyses, social media

19 April 24

Hybrid (Onsite Vaal)


Workshop: Fostering a climate for Responsible Conduct in the Research Environment of NWU.

24 May 24

Hybrid (Mahikeng)


Workshop: Implications of AI in Research environment and preserving Academic Integrity.


17 July 24

Virtual (All)

Workshop: Indigenizing Research ethics: principles and practices.

06 August 24


Workshop: Integrity, Open Science, Intellectual Property, and Artificial Intelligence in Academia.

17&18 October 2024

 Hybrid (Onsite Potch)

Workshop: Fostering Research Integrity in Academia

TBC- June 2024

Potch/ Virtual


Workshop: Ensuring POPIA compliance when automating business processes within the RSD

Research Ethics and Integrity Trainings 2023


Mode (Virtual/in person)


05 Apr 2023


NWU POPIA Presentation

What are the Implications of POPIA in the Research Environment
21 June 2023



Enhancing the understanding of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) in the Research and Innovation Support Environment

19 Jul 2023



Tackling the challenges encountered by the REC administrators to ensure and promote responsible research conduct within the NWU research environment.

26 Jul 2023


The importance of upholding standards

Supervision capacity development

Tips for supervisors

The importance of Supervisors in ensuring ethical research practices among Students

15 Aug 2023



Recording link

Mapping a Path for Responsible Research: Promoting Ethical Practices among NWU Postgraduate Students.
22 Aug 2023 Recording link Compulsory Scientific Committee, Research Ethics Committee and RDGC members training on the changed RDGC process and delegated responsibilities.
19 Sep 2023 Recording link Publication ethics and authorship
21 Sep 2023 Recording link Ethical decision making
22 Sep 2023 Recording link Promoting research integrity in the age of AI in research
12 October 2023

Recording link

Training presentation

Guidance document

Template for quarterly reporting

Update of responsibilities of Scientific Committees, Research Ethics Committees, and the Research Data Gatekeeper Committee

19-20 Oct 2023


Recording link

Koali's Presentation

The importance of upholding ethical standards in the research environment

Research Integrity in Academia


Self-paced training