Who is responsible?
"The UOW and all Researchers are responsible for maintaining an environment that fosters a culture of responsible research."
NHMRC Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research, Part A: Section 1
The UOW as an institution is responsible for:
- Promoting the responsible conduct of research
- Establishing good governance and management practices
- Providing inductions, training and continuing education for all research staff and students
- Promoting effective mentoring and supervision or research staff and students
- Ensuring researchers have access to a safe working environment in which to conduct each research project
Researchers are responsible for:
- Fostering and maintaining a research environment of intellectual honesty and integrity and scholarly and scientific rigour.
- Ensuring research findings are reported responsibility
- Respecting all research participants
- Complying with ethical principles of integrity, respect for persons, justice and beneficence
- Respecting all animals used in research
- Conducting research so as to minimise adverse effects on the wider community and the environment
- Reporting research misconduct in a timely manner according to the UOW’s policies and procedures
- What is Research Integrity?
- Misconduct in Action
- Who is Responsible?
- The Code
- Advice and Support
- Training and Development