Good research resource hub

We want to foster a research and innovation system where diverse and dynamic people and ideas can thrive. This research resource hub brings together policies, standards and guidance to support researchers, innovators and organisations, nurturing an inclusive research and innovation environment.

Ethics and integrity

Ethical research and innovation

Find support for your role in ensuring research is conducted ethically

Research integrity

Learn more about the standards of research integrity that we expect

Human participants in research

Find guidance, legislation and support if your research involves human participants

Research with children and young people

Get guidance on research with children and young people

Involving animals in research

Understand your responsibilities for carrying out research in this area

Research in emergencies

Get guidance on responsible research and innovation during emergencies

Human biological samples

Find out about the standards we expect you to meet when using human samples

Working with partners

Research in a global setting

Get support and resources for undertaking research in an international context

Trusted research and innovation

Find out how we are protecting staff and work from theft and exploitation

Equality, diversity, inclusion

Discover ways to support diverse and inclusive research and innovation

Supporting skills and talent

Inspire, support and develop the diversity of people in research and innovation

Preventing harm in research

Find guidance on safeguarding and preventing bullying and harassment

Working with the public and wider society

Open research

Get information about our policies on open access and open research data

Co-production in research

Learn about co-production, collaboration and public involvement in research

Guidance on engaging the public

Learn how to involve the public in your research

Responsible innovation

Read how we’re encouraging approaches to responsible innovation in the research we fund and businesses we support

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