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Research Conduct at the University of Adelaide

Please note. This content is from the 2018 Research Student Handbook and should only be used as a guide. Please refer to the 2019 Research Student Handbook PDF for current information.

Responsible research is encouraged and guided by the research culture of the University of Adelaide.

Students and staff members engaged in research are expected to be committed to exemplary standards of professional conduct and integrity. The broad elements that guide the conduct of research include:

  • the maintenance of high ethical standards and intellectual honesty
  • validity and accuracy in the collection and reporting of data
  • appropriate storage and retention of data
  • adherence to the health, and wellbeing requirements of the discipline
  • abiding by the University's guidelines for the authorship of publications
  • avoidance of real or apparent conflicts of interest
  • the appropriate recognition and assignment of intellectual property, copyright and technical/editing assistance and
  • adherence to any confidentiality agreements and contractual agreements.

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