The University is committed to supporting good practice in research and scholarly activity. Conducting research in accordance to the highest standards of rigour and integrity is of the fundamental importance.
We adhere to the principles and commitments set out in the Concordat to Support Research Integrity (UUK, 2012).
5 Commitments as set out in the Concordat:
Commitment No. 1
We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of rigour and integrity in all aspects of research.
Commitment No. 2
We are committed to ensuring that research is conducted according to appropriate ethical, legal and professional frameworks, obligations and standards
Commitment No. 3
We are committed to supporting a research environment that is underpinned by a culture of integrity and based on good governance, best practice and support for the development of researchers
Commitment No. 4
We are committed to using transparent, robust and fair processes to deal with allegations of research misconduct should they arise
Commitment No. 5
We are committed to working together to strengthen the integrity of research and to reviewing progress regularly and openly
Research Governance main contact: Professor Trevor Keeble
The documents on the right define the scope of the University's research integrity and set out the guiding principles, responsibilities and procedures for the development and conduct of research in accordance to the appropriate ethical frameworks, obligations and standard.