The University of Bath is committed to carrying out all its research, teaching, enterprise and business activities within a comprehensive ethical framework which is overseen by the Ethics Committee.

We seek to act responsibly, do positive good and avoid causing harm. And we expect our staff and students to be aware of ethical considerations, act in an ethical manner and adhere to the highest ethical standards in all their conduct.

Our policies and procedures provide a clear understanding of what is expected from staff, students, collaborators, agents and contractors when engaged on University business

These include the following:

Research Ethics and Integrity

Our research ethics and integrity guidance sets out:

  • the principles applicable to research, enterprise and consultancy projects
  • links to the University’s ethics committees
  • a range of research ethics resources.