UKRI has published updated information to support funded research organisations and researchers to meet its new open access policy.
Research policy and governance
Information and news about all research policy and governance matters that may have an impact on research staff or their research.
EPSRC has updated its Repeatedly Unsuccessful Applicants policy, removing all future Office Rejects to alleviate pressure on the EPSRC's Peer Review process.
Catapults that meet Research Council eligibility criteria can now apply to Research Council grant funding opportunities that are open since 1 June 2022.
How to follow protocol when you are applying for University sponsorship for research involving human tissue, human participants and NHS resources.
How and why we use animals in some of our research and teaching, and how we make sure we keep to the highest ethical standards.
We can support researchers, who are getting help from the Research Design Service (RDS), with PPI in their research.
Find out your responsibilities for ensuring the security of information systems at the University and your place within the security framework.
The policies that govern research activities at Bath, including our policies on animal research and whistleblowing, as well as our open access mandate.
Intellectual property is a term used to describe legal rights that can exist in ideas generated and works created by individuals.
The University's policy for academic staff engaging in consultancy projects.
Open access is the process of making your research freely available, enabling as many as possible to find it and use it regardless of economic circumstance.
Our research data policy and other guidance for managing, planning, sharing, archiving, finding, reusing and working with data.
How we make sure our research meets the highest ethical standards including guidance, resources and contact information.
Our procedure for inquiring into allegations of misconduct in research and scholarship.
Our commitment to sound corporate governance and the highest standards of ethical conduct in all our activities.
Principles and standards that you must adhere to if you are involved in research at the University of Bath.
Universities UK, together with signatories to the concordat including UKRI and Wellcome, has reaffirmed its pledge to support research integrity.
This Policy applies to work referred to as “contained use” with Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) at the University.
How the University of Bath is committed to ensuring and promoting gender equality.
Read our Technician Commitment self assessment and two year action plan
This document provides guidance on how to appropriately acknowledge the contribution of technical staff in research publications.
The principles that outline our approach to research assessment and management, including the responsible use of quantitative indicators.
The University's approach to monitoring, identifying and avoiding bribery.
This policy is intended to set out the University’s approach towards money laundering activities.
This guidance supports line managers to make a suitable and sufficient assessment of significant hazards associated with the work activities they manage.
Guidance on using the University's SafePod, a safe setting for physical security and controls for a researcher to access sensitive datasets.
The University of Bath Financial Conflicts of Interest (FCOI) Policy for staff receiving funding from US Public Health Service funders.
The University's process for applying for funding and managing projects with collaborators, to comply with funder requirements and minimise risk.
We are responsible for developing strategies to help the University to meet its research objectives.
We advise on the development, implementation and review of procedures relating to academic ethical issues.
We are responsible to Council for institutional ethical arrangements.
We are responsible for developing strategies for enhancing research commercialisation.
We are responsible for the academic standards and coordination of doctoral study.
The Wellcome Trust's statement on carbon offsetting.
How the British Academy, the UK's national academy for humanities and social sciences, is dedicated to policy work for public benefit and societal wellbeing.
What the European Commission does in strategy and policy.
How the Royal Society provide scientific evidence on major policy issues.
The Academy undertakes a range of activities to ensure that engineering is at the heart of policy-making.
This is a two-hour online course to help researchers identify whether they are collecting, managing or analysing data that meets UK data protection legislation.
This is a one-hour online course to introduce you to the basics of managing your research data from data collection through to archiving and sharing your data.
Staff training on the UK concordat to support research integrity.
This is a core session and mandatory for those on a Research and Teaching contract at the University.
Introducing you to the key issues surrounding research ethics and governance, and providing you with a framework for an ethical decision making process.
This Unit aims to give you an overview of documents, events, policies and procedures that will be helpful for you when settling in at the University of Bath.