Research Ethics and Governance

Research Ethics and Governance

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Last Updated: September 12th 2023

This page contains the latest versions of Birmingham Newman University’s guidelines for research ethics and governance, together with the UK Research Integrity Office’s Code of Practice for Research and the Policy and Code of Conduct on the Governance of Good Research Conduct from Research Councils UK. The University supports and complies with the Concordat to Support Research Integrity.



Research Ethics

Ethical Guidelines The Research Ethics guidelines for Birmingham Newman University students and staff

Research Governance

Code of Practice for Research Birmingham Newman University expects all research carried out at the University or in its name to be conducted to the highest standards of integrity. This Code of Practice for Research provides a framework for the governance of all research throughout Birmingham Newman University. It requires all those undertaking and/or contributing to research to adhere to the highest standards of performance and ethical conduct, and embed good practice in all aspects of their work. They must operate honestly and openly in respect of their own actions and in response to the actions of others involved in research. This document should be read in conjunction with any other policies, procedures or guidance issued by Birmingham Newman University. Also, it should be considered in consultation with the Code of Practice for Research of the UK Research Integrity Office (UKRIO) as well as the Research Councils UK (RCUK) Policy and Code of Conduct on the Governance of Good Research Conduct.

UKRI policy on the governance of good research practice (GRP) – UKRI This has been designed to encourage good conduct in research and help prevent misconduct, in order to assist organisations and researchers to conduct research of the highest quality. It provides general principles and standards for good practice in research, applicable to both individual researchers and to organisations that carry out, fund, host or are otherwise involved in research.

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