Research integrity

Responsible research

The University is committed to fostering a culture of responsible research including:

  • honesty and integrity
  • respect for human research participants, animals and the environment
  • good stewardship of public resources used to conduct research
  • appropriate acknowledgement of the role of others in research
  • responsible communication of research results.

Research Integrity Group (RIG)

The Research Integrity group was established by the University in 2009 to promote and support responsible research conduct. Responsibilities of the RIG include:

  • management and administration of the Human Research Ethics Committees (HRECs) and the Animal Ethics Committee (AEC)
  • promotion and support of Animal welfare
  • support of the Senior Executive Group Research Committee Research Integrity Sub-committee (SEG RI)
  • management of research-related complaints and allegations of misconduct.