Research

You will find policies in this section which cover the University's position on key aspects of research, including intellectual property, ethics and peer review. 

Intellectual Property Policy

Intellectual Property Policy

The University’s IP policy governs the ownership of rights emanating from research of and/or materials produced by the University’s employees and students, and its obligations to public and private sector partners.

Peer Review Policy

Peer Review Policy

This policy covers the principles of internal peer review processes for external funding applications (for research and/or knowledge exchange activities) across the University.

Human Material Research Policy

Human Material Research Policy

The University is committed to maintaining the highest standards of respect, care and integrity in regard to its holdings of human samples.

Policy on Misconduct in Research

Policy on Misconduct in Research

This policy aims to ensure that any allegations or discoveries of potential research misconduct are subject to a timely and thorough investigation.

Policy on Research Ethics

Policy on Research Ethics

This policy provides a framework to ensure that all research is conducted in accordance with fundamental ethical principles.

Policy on Research Integrity

Policy on Research Integrity

This policy outlines a framework to ensure that all research is conducted in accordance with good research practice.

Policy for the Responsible use of Metrics in Research Assessment

Policy for the Responsible use of Metrics in Research Assessment

This policy sets out the University of Liverpool’s approach to the use of metrics in research assessment.

Consultancy Policy

Consultancy Policy

The University's Consultancy Policy has been in place since 2013 and covers Consultancy, CPD and Facilities and Equipment Services. It applies to all categories of staff contracted to the University.

Sponsorship of Research

Sponsorship of Research Policy

The University’s Sponsorship of Research Policy provides an environment within which compliance with the relevant regulations can be achieved across all of our research activities, and its standards and principles should be applied to healthcare research that falls within and outwith of RGF and the Regulations, to ensure a consistent approach.

Clinical Trials of Investigational Medicinal Products Sponsored by the University

Clinical Trials of Investigational Medicinal Products Sponsored by the University

This policy outlines the minimum requirements for CTIMPs sponsored by the University, in order to comply with The Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations 2004.

Research Data Management Policy

This policy sets out the principles that should be followed by staff and students of the University in the creation, collection and curation of research data.

Funder Open Access Policies

Funder Open Access Policies

Open access policies from the main funders.