Writing with Integrity

Date & Time

Tuesday, 21 January 2020
14:00 to 16:00


Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, UBC Point Grey Campus

Offered by

Graduate Pathways to Success

Registration Closed / Past Event


Communicating your research and ideas effectively and ethically requires being accurate, objective, honest, and clear. This means understanding the writing conventions of your academic discipline and being attuned to and adept at all practices that ensure those objectives are met. This interactive workshop will:

  • review important ethical principles and practices in academic writing, including: 
  • the avoidance of plagiarism
  • proper citation
  • accurate representation of ideas and findings
  • provide strategies for ensuring that written work meets the highest ethical standards
  • include examples from the social sciences/humanities and the life/physical science


Dr. Beth Haverkamp is Associate Professor, Counselling Psychology, Faculty of Education and Co-Director for UBC’s Academic Leadership Development Program. Her scholarly interests include Ethics, Research Design and Psychotherapy Process Research. 
Dr. Susan Porter is Dean and Vice-Provost in Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and Clinical Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Her scientific background is in molecular genetics and clinical molecular diagnostics. In recent years she has turned her attention to graduate administration, with an ongoing interest in research integrity education.

Registration Information

General registration opens on Monday, January 13 at 9:00 am.

Priority will be given to UBC graduate students registered in the current academic session. After registering, you will receive confirmation and additional event details within 2 business days at the e-mail associated with your community.grad.ubc.ca account. If you experience any difficulty using the online registration tool, please e-mail us at graduate.pathways@ubc.ca.


If you have a disability or medical condition that may affect your full participation in the event, please email graduate.pathways@ubc.ca, 604-827-4578, well in advance of the event.