The University is committed to maintaining the highest standards of ethics and integrity in its
research, and places ethics and integrity at the heart of its decision making. As a component of
this commitment, the University requires that all research projects undertaken under the auspices
of the University observe a commitment to good research conduct.
Below are the guiding principles that the University expects its researchers to abide by during all stages of a research project:
- Honesty in all aspects of research
- Compliance with laws, policies, and regulations
- Accountability in the conduct of research
- Transparency and open communication
- Professional courtesy and fairness in working with others
- Independence and impartiality
- Good stewardship of research on behalf of others
- Respect for the duty of care to humans, animals, the environment, or the objects that they study
- Care and rigour in the design and planning of the research project.
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