Graduate Research Integrity Workshop

Workshop Overview

Online Material (Quercus) Available to Students: Pending
October Session:  
Workshop Material Due Pending
Quiz Due Pending
Workshop #1: October Pending 
November Session:  
Workshop Material Due Pending
Quiz Due Pending
Workshop #2: November Pending


This workshop is designed primarily for research-stream graduate students in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine. It's main objective is to expose them to research integrity issues they may encounter during their studies and beyond as independent researchers. By the end of the workshop, graduate students will:

  • be able to define research misconduct, why it occurs and identify examples
  • review issues of integrity surrounding authorship and best practices on how to prevent/resolve related disputes
  • review how images can be manipulated, how to recognize these distorted images and best practices in presenting images
  • be informed of where to find available resources about research integrity

Organized as a hybrid offering, this workshop has two components (online workshop material via Quercus & live workshop). Students will need to complete all the components by the deadlines specified in order to successfully complete this workshop.

Is this workshop mandatory for all new graduate students?

Departments that require this workshop will enroll students into the workshop and students will receive an email via Quercus in late September/early October. Please consult with your graduate coordinator.

We encourage all students to attend this session if you will be involved in any type of research during your graduate training.

Do I need to attend both workshops?

No. Two workshops are available to accommodate everyone’s schedule. You are required to attend only one workshop. 

Will there be a make up session available for those that missed the workshop?

If you are not able to attend the sessions offered in 2022, your department will need to inform us next September. 

I cannot find this research integrity course on Quercus - it appears I was not registered.

The course shell will be available on September 19, 2022. If you do not see in on your Quercus dashboard as of this date, please contact Yasman Mohammadzadeh.

I finished the online modules, the quiz and attended the online session. I was wondering if I should have been sent an email confirming my completion of the course or not.

Departments will receive a list of students that have completed the workshop in Winter 2023 or earlier. For confirmation, please contact your graduate coordinator.