Thursdays with OREI - 28 July 2016

The Office for Research Ethics and Integrity invites you to attend a Thursdays with OREI seminar, hosted by Professor In Jae Lee.

In this presentation, Professor In Jae Lee discusses the topic of Research Ethics and Integrity Governance in South Korea. 

Reflecting upon a recent high-profile case of research misconduct, Professor Lee asks what has been learnt in the wake of this scandal – not only for articulating the standards and expectations for scientific research, but for ensuring that such an event does not occur again. 

Professor Lee will also discuss the effects that this particular event has had for research ethics and institutional research governance in this country, as well as providing a detailed overview of the current framework for research governance in Korea.

Time: Thursday 28 July 2016, 10 am - 11 am (refreshments to follow)
Location: Lecture Theatre 3 (Level 1) Alan Gilbert Building, Corner Barry & Grattan Streets, Carlton.

Bio: Dr. In Jae Lee is a professor of Seoul National University of Education (SNUE) and has taught research ethics in universities and national research institutes. He is a chairman of the subcommittee of the Center for Research Ethics (CRE) funded the Ministry of Education since 2009 and since 2010 is a member of the Plagiarism Committee of Korea Copyright Commission. He has also worked as a member of a committee of investigation on research misconduct in universities and conducted various policy projects of the Ministry of Education for plagiarism guideline establishment and survey on research ethics activities in universities and national research institutes as a research ethics expert since 2007. He was a chairman of the Preparatory Committee of the International Forum on Research Ethics 2014 (2014 IFRE) that took place on 30/10/2014-31/10/2014 at Seoul National University. He was a Dean of Academic  Affairs and Acting President of SNUE during from April to September of 2015. Now he is a Secretary General of the Korean University Council of Research Ethics (KUCRE). Last year, he published his book Understanding Research Ethics and Ethical Practice.