Research Integrity and Ethics

extreme close up of wooden jigsaw piecesThe University of Birmingham is committed to research excellence and to the rigorous pursuit of new knowledge. As such, it dedicates itself to maintaining the highest standards of scholarly and scientific integrity in its research.

It expects all students, members of staff, and other researchers using University facilities, or researching under the auspices of the University, to work to these standards. The Code of Ethics and Code of Practice for research, provide Frameworks of governance for research integrity across all parts of the University.

All research involving human subjects, or which raises other ethical issues, will require an ethics review before the work can commence.


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