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Academic Integrity Week 2023

National Academic Integrity Week 2023 takes place from 16th - 20th October. Below is the full schedule of events at Trinity and externally through the National Academic Integrity Network. Be sure to sign up to avoid disappointment!


Wednesday 18th October 4pm - 5pm - What are the views of Trinity students and academic staff on academic integrity?

A discussion of the McCabe Survey outcomes with Greer Murphy and David Rettinger.

Online event for Trinity staff and students.

To join via Zoom click here.


Full schedule of events

Click on each day to find out more information and register for the daily events.

Monday 16th October

9.30am - 11am: Shut up and write cafe with SLD

Writing with others can be motivating. PGs who have joined have been impressed with how much writing they have done.  So why not give it a try? It’s an online, writing group for PG students, using the pomodoro method of 25 minute writing sessions interspersed with 5 minute breaks for coffee/chatting. All PGs welcome.

Online event for students.

To join click here.

11am - 12pm: Can we trust generative AI?

Join Trinity expert Dr Abeba Birhane (TIME 100AI list), the Deans of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, Martine Smith and David Shepherd and student representatives for a discussion of whether students and wider society should trust Generative AI.

Regent House, Front Square. Staff and students welcome.

To register click here.

11am - 12pm: Library HITS: Essay Writing from Student Learning Development.

Join SLD to improve your essay writing skills. This workshop looks at writing as a process and the various steps involved in writing an essay: planning, structuring and drafting.

North Training Room, The Library (former Berkeley Library). All students welcome.

There is no need to register, however students are encouraged to arrive early as workshops will operate on a first come, first served basis. Recordings of similar workshops are available on the Library website.

12:15 - 12:30 NAIN event: Opening the week

Opening the week Billy Kelly, Chair of the National Academic Integrity Network (NAIN).

Online event for staff and students.

To register click here.

12:30 - 13:30 NAIN event: Opening Student Panel 'Academic Integrity: the Learner Perspective'

Panel members include:

Eoin Crossen, Vice President for Academic Life, DCU SU
Oisin Gahan, Vice President Education, MTU Cork SU
Clodagh McGivern, PG student, UCD
Bryan O’Mahony, Academic Affairs Officer, USI
Moderator: Elva Casey, NAIN member & Hibernia College

Online event for staff and students.

To register click here.

Registration closes Thursday 12th October.

1pm - 2pm: Library HITS: Understanding Plagiarism and the Art of Referencing

Worried about plagiarism? Find out what it is, the importance of acknowledging the work of others and how to cite and reference information correctly.

North Training Room, The Library (former Berkeley Library). All students welcome.

There is no need to register, however students are encouraged to arrive early as workshops will operate on a first come, first served basis. Recordings of similar workshops are available on the Library website.

1pm - 2pm: Library HITS: Organising your References with EndNote

How do I manage references for my essay? EndNote is bibliographic management software that can save you time writing your bibliography.

North Training Room, The Library (former Berkeley Library). All students welcome.

There is no need to register, however students are encouraged to arrive early as workshops will operate on a first come, first served basis. Recordings of similar workshops are available on the Library website.

Tuesday 17th October

11am - 12pm: Understanding Academic Integrity for Postgraduate students in AHSS

Join SLD for this tailored AHSS workshop. The session aims to explain academic integrity and its importance, outline best practice in your work as well as offering guidance on referencing and citations.

Online event for Postgraduate students in AHSS.

To join click here.

12:30 - 13:30 NAIN event: UK Universities policy response to Artificial Intelligence (AI) related academic misconduct in undergraduate studies.

Presenter: Stephanas Lim, Imperial College London

Moderator, Aisling Reast, NAIN Steering Committee and RCSI

Online event for staff and students.

To register click here.

Registration closes Friday 13th October at 5pm.

1pm - 2pm: Library HITS: Organising your References with EndNote

How do I manage references for my essay? EndNote is bibliographic management software that can save you time writing your bibliography.

North Training Room, The Library (former Berkeley Library). All students welcome.

There is no need to register, however students are encouraged to arrive early as workshops will operate on a first come, first served basis. Recordings of similar workshops are available on the Library website.

3pm - 4pm: Library HITS: Understanding Plagiarism and the Art of Referencing

Worried about plagiarism? Find out what it is, the importance of acknowledging the work of others and how to cite and reference information correctly.

North Training Room, The Library (former Berkeley Library). All students welcome.

There is no need to register, however students are encouraged to arrive early as workshops will operate on a first come, first served basis. Recordings of similar workshops are available on the Library website.

2pm - 4pm: Courageous Conversations: new procedures in academic misconduct with Academic Affairs

Join this workshop to understand the new Council approved procedures in cases of suspected misconduct, and learn how to avoid a lengthy and difficult process for you and your students.

South Training Room, The Library (former Berkeley Library). All staff welcome.

Click here to register.

Wednesday 18th October

International Centre for Academic Integrity's International Day of Action for Academic Integrity

A full day of sessions on academic integrity with leading experts.

Online events for staff and students.

Register here.

11am - 12pm: Understanding Academic Integrity for Postgraduate students in STEM

Join SLD for this tailored STEM workshop. The session aims to explain academic integrity and its importance, outline best practice in your work as well as offering guidance on referencing and citations.

Online event for Postgraduate students in STEM.

To join click here.

1pm - 2pm: Academic Culture and Expectations for UG Students

This workshop will help you to find out about the academic culture and educational expectations of Trinity, an important step in your academic journey. The session will include information on referencing, writing, critical thinking and self-management.

Online event for Undergraduate students.

To join click here.

1pm - 2pm: Library HITS: Publishing and Promoting Your Research

Do you want to disseminate your research? Learn about the scholarly publishing landscape and how to maximise the impact of your findings.

North Training Room, The Library (former Berkeley Library). All students welcome.

There is no need to register, however students are encouraged to arrive early as workshops will operate on a first come, first served basis. Recordings of similar workshops are available on the Library website.

1pm - 2.30pm: Centre for Academic Practice Webinar: Challenging cheating: strengthening academic integrity through the “Swiss Cheese” approach

Assessment design plays a crucial role in promoting and upholding academic integrity. Robust assessment design ensures fair evaluation, discourages cheating, promotes learning and individual accountability, ensures transparency and consistency; thus contributing to a positive academic culture based on academic integrity principles.

This webinar will support you to:

  • understand what is meant by academic integrity, academic misconduct, and cheating behaviours
  • discuss the impact of cheating behaviours on assessment, academic integrity and academic misconduct
  • evaluate a range of approaches that can be adopted within your own practice to strengthen assessment integrity (even in a world of generative AI)

Online event. All staff welcome.

Click here to register..

3pm - 4pm: Library HITS: Skills for Academic Success from Student Learning Development

If you want to hit the ground running this term, then this is the workshop for you. Lots of tips and strategies on effective study techniques!

North Training Room, The Library (former Berkeley Library). All students welcome.

There is no need to register, however students are encouraged to arrive early as workshops will operate on a first come, first served basis. Recordings of similar workshops are available on the Library website.

4pm - 5pm: What are the views of Trinity students and academic staff on academic integrity? A discussion of the McCabe Survey outcomes with Greer Murphy and David Rettinger.

Online event for staff and students.

To join the Zoom call click here.

4pm - 5.30pm: Referencing & Citation Online Drop-in Clinic

If you are unsure about how, when or even why you should reference, come and book an online 30 min slot with one of our SLD advisors. Running especially for National Academic Integrity week. Book an appointment online now.

Online event for students.

To book an appointment click here.

6pm - 7pm: Introduction to Literature Reviews for PG students

This workshop will introduce you to the purpose of literature reviews and provide you with the basics of planning, structuring and production.

Online event for Postgraduate students.

To join click here.

Thursday 19th October

10am - 11am: What are the research integrity challenges facing today's PhD students?

Join Niamh Brennan, Padriac Fallon and PhD students for a discussion on the issues and concerns facing PhD students as we continue to embed a culture of research integrity at Trinity.

Online event aimed at research students. Staff also very welcome.

To join click here.

10:30 - 11:30 NAIN event: Academic Integrity is for everyone: strategies to include all students and staff in promoting and supporting academic integrity.

Presenter: Dr Mary Davis, Oxford Brookes University

Moderator, Grainne Mooney, NAIN Steering Committee & QQI

Online event for staff and students.

To register click here.

Registration closes Tuesday 17th October at 5pm.

11am - 12pm: Library HITS: Reading and Notemaking.

Learn to improve your reading skills to actively promote understanding, increase concentration and improve retention. Good notes provide useful study guides for revision. This workshop will help you to learn these skills to aid your learning as you progress through your studies.

North Training Room, The Library (former Berkeley Library). All students welcome.

There is no need to register, however students are encouraged to arrive early as workshops will operate on a first come, first served basis. Recordings of similar workshops are available on the Library website.

11am - 12.30pm: Referencing and citation drop in clinic.

If you are unsure about how, when or even why you should reference, come and book an online 30 min slot with one of our SLD advisors. Running especially for National Academic Integrity week. Book an appointment online now.

Online event for students.

To book an appointment click here.

1pm - 2pm: Library HITS: Organising your References with EndNote

How do I manage references for my essay? EndNote is bibliographic management software that can save you time writing your bibliography.

North Training Room, The Library (former Berkeley Library). All students welcome.

There is no need to register, however students are encouraged to arrive early as workshops will operate on a first come, first served basis. Recordings of similar workshops are available on the Library website.

2pm - 4pm: Courageous Conversations: New procedures in academic misconduct with Academic Affairs

Join this workshop to understand the new Council approved procedures in cases of suspected misconduct, and learn how to avoid a lengthy and difficult process for you and your students.

South Training Room, The Library (former Berkeley Library). All staff welcome.

Click here to register.

3pm - 4pm: Library HITS: Understanding Plagiarism and the Art of Referencing

Worried about plagiarism? Find out what it is, the importance of acknowledging the work of others and how to cite and reference information correctly.

North Training Room, The Library (former Berkeley Library). All students welcome.

There is no need to register, however students are encouraged to arrive early as workshops will operate on a first come, first served basis. Recordings of similar workshops are available on the Library website.

Friday 20th October

12:30 - 13:30 NAIN event: What more could HEIs do to help students avoid engaging in academic misconduct?

Presenter: Billy Kelly, Chair – National Academic Integrity Network

Moderator, Bryan O’Mahony, NAIN Steering Committee and Union of Students of Ireland (USI)

Online event for staff and students.

To register click here.

Registration closes Wednesday 18th October at 5pm.