The University of Edinburgh’s fundamental mission is the advancement and dissemination of knowledge and understanding.
This framework for the ethical conduct of research within the University’s College of Humanities and Social Science is also guided by principles of dignity, respect and care for others, together with honesty, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, and leadership.
The principles apply equally to staff and students in the College.
Remit of the School's Ethics Committee and ethics procedures to be followed.
Ethics statements for different subject areas and ethics questionnaire for students and staff.
Our post-doctoral students, researcher assistants and staff can select a mentor with whom they can discuss the development of their research.
This article was published on Sep 10, 2013