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UKRI Policy and Guidelines on Governance of Good Research

This is the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Policy and Guidelines on Governance of Good Research.

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This is the UKRI Policy and Guidelines on Governance of Good Research. The document includes information on:

  • good research conduct: scope and expectations
  • guidelines on the promotion of good research conduct
  • unacceptable research conduct
  • guidelines on the reporting and investigation of unacceptable research conduct.

Updates

  • 1 July 2015
    Updated July 2015 with a reference (page 6) to the RCUK ‘Guidance on best practice in the management of research data’
  • 1 April 2017
    Add a reference to the OECD Practical guide and boiler plate (under ‘Joint working’); specify that henceforth the relevant research council should be notified of an allegation of research misconduct at the stage that it is decided to undertake an informal inquiry; not, as previously, at the (later) stage of deciding to undertake a formal investigation (Section 4); explain that for their own in
  • 1 February 2021
    Updated February 2021 to fix broken weblinks and outdated names of organisations.

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