Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Australia
Daniel Barr is Principal Research Integrity Advisor at RMIT University, Australia, and an honorary lecturer of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Melbourne. He is also Accredited Training Fellow of the Australasian Research Management Society. Dan obtained his PhD in immunology from the University of Melbourne and carried out postdoctoral research at the Bio21 Institute in Melbourne and at the University of Iowa, USA. Prior to joining RMIT University, he held senior management positions focused on research integrity, biosafety and ethics at the University of Melbourne and Deakin University. He has led the implementation of innovative institutional policies and education programs that aim to foster research integrity. Dan has co-developed a nationwide training initiative in research data management for researchers with the Australian National Data Service and Australia’s two largest research funding agencies. He is currently undertaking research sponsored by the Australian Government Department of Education 4 and Training into principles of research integrity for member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation. Dan serves as a committee member of APRI and as a co-organiser of the sixth World Conference on Research Integrity to be held in Hong Kong in 2019.