The University is responsible for:
Deans of Faculty are responsible for:
Principal Investigators are responsible for ensuring that:
The primary responsibility for ensuring good governance and ethical practice does, however, rest with the individual researcher. Staff and students can find helpful information about key considerations for their research on our pages.
Research that fails to comply with our principles of good conduct may give rise to a complaint of misconduct. Although a rare occurrence, research misconduct is handled very seriously by the University, and we're committed to ensuring that any such complaints are investigated with thoroughness and rigour.
Research misconduct includes, but may not be restricted to, the following:
We address allegations of misconduct with the following legal requirements in mind:
Please refer to the University Procedure for Handling Allegations of Research Misconduct for further details.