The University is committed to promoting and supporting a culture of research integrity, that fosters and supports honesty in research and also discourages unacceptable behaviour by dealing seriously and sensitively with all allegations of research misconduct.
The Research Misconduct Policy (PDF) contains:
- a definition of research misconduct
- a description of the principles that guide, and essential steps taken within, the University's handling and investigating of allegations of research misconduct (detail is provided in the Research Misconduct Policy Annexe (PDF)
- guidance for those considering making an allegation of research misconduct (paragraphs 7 to 11 of the Research Misconduct Policy Annexe (PDF) and the Research Misconduct Allegation Proforma (Word)).