Research Integrity and Governance Steering Committee

The Research Integrity and Governance Steering Group (RI&G Steering Group) brings together representatives from across the Oxford Brooks with responsibilities for research integrity and governance, to report, share good practice, and inform the development of University policy. It aims to review and coordinate University policies and procedures relating to the good governance of research and the ethical conduct of research, ensure integrity through the implementation of good research practices, and to facilitate the appropriate structures, groups, and processes for building an open research culture.

Meeting dates:

  • RI&G Steering Group meets twice a semester. The dates for 2023/2024 are:
  • Wednesday 27 September 2023
  • Tuesday 21 November 2023
  • Thursday 18 January 2024
  • Thursday 2 May 2024


  • Chair: HSS ADRKE Joanne Begiato
  • Research Culture & Practice Manager: Robyn Curtis
  • Director of Researcher Development: Susan Brooks 
  • Researcher Development Coordinator: Jennie Cripps
  • Chair of University Research Ethics Committee: Sarah Quinton
  • Research Data Manager: Nina Lewin
  • Research Liaison: Lead Aaron Worsley
  • Head of the Research Degrees Team: Catherine Joyejob 
  • Research Link Lead for Human Resources: Kerryanne Quinn
  • Research & Innovation Networks & KE Manager: Ashley Ritchie 
  • UKRN Institutional Lead: Eric White 
  • UKRN Local Network Lead: Joseph Corneli
  • Research Link Lead for Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences: TBA
  • Research Link Lead for Faculty of Health and Life Sciences: TBA
  • Research Link Lead for Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment: Tjeerd Olde Scheper 
  • Research Link Lead for Oxford Brookes Business School: TBA
  • Early Career Researcher Representative: Maryam Mani
  • PhD student representative: TBA
  • University Research Ethics Officer: Lauren Morry
  • Scholarly Communications Team Lead: Daniel Croft