Authorship in research

The University requires that all research projects undertaken under the auspices of the University observe a commitment to good research conduct with regard to authorship practices.

Authorship is an explicit way of assigning responsibility and giving credit for intellectual work. Authorship practices should be judged by how honestly they reflect actual contributions to the final product.


University guidance on authorship

The University has produced Guidance on authorship, which includes details of how to manage situations where there are disputes relating to authorship.


Resources on authorship

The following resources on publication ethics are available:



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