Policy and Guidance

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There are a number of policy notes and guidance prepared by the former University Research Ethics Committee and the current University Research Committee.  These include:

Guidance notes on implementation of research ethics policy, August 2015

CREC Statement of Confidentiality, August 2015

Ethics and Online Research, November 2013

University of Derby Research Ethics Policy and Code of Practice, June 2011

Collaborative Provision, June 2011

Evaluation General Guidelines, May 2009

Other relevant university policies include:

  • Staff Data Sharing Guidance
  • University of Derby IPR Student Regulations
  • Intellectual Property Rights Regulations – Staff
  • Guidance note on handling sensitive research materials
  • Records Retention policy
  • Data Code of Conduct

There are regular opportunities to access training and staff development for research supervisors and members of Research Ethics Committees.  These resources can be found on the Bid Support and Applied Research >Training and Events pages on our intranet.