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Our ethical framework

An overview of our commitment to carrying out research, teaching and business activities within a comprehensive ethical framework.


Our approach to ethics

We seek to act responsibly, do positive good and avoid causing harm. We expect our staff and students to be aware of ethical considerations and act in an ethical manner.

All staff and students must adhere to the highest ethical standards in all their conduct.

Our comprehensive ethical framework is overseen by the Ethics Committee.

Policies and procedures

Our policies and procedures provide a clear understanding of what we expect from staff, students, collaborators, agents and contractors when on University business.

These include the following:

Research integrity and ethics

Our research integrity and ethics guidance sets out:

  • the principles applicable to research, enterprise and consultancy projects
  • links to the University‚Äôs Ethics Committees
  • a range of research ethics resources


If you have any questions, please contact us.

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