Research carried out under the auspices of the University of Edinburgh should always comply with the UK Research Integrity Office’s Code of Practice for Research. The UKRIO Code of Practice underpins the Universities UK Concordat for Research Integrity.
Each College maintains its own webpages for disseminating information about the process of submitting research proposal for ethical approval. Many Schools also have discipline specific information for staff and students about how to ensure their research is consistent with the high standards of Research Ethics and Integrity that the University expects to meet. School Research Ethics and Integrity websites can be found either by visiting the College website or going directly to the relevant School's website
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In addition to the general research ethics and integrity procedures, research involving animals, humans participants or human tissue are subject to specific Acts of Parliament. Research Involving animals is must be approved by the University Animal Welfare and Ethical Review Body. The NHS Research Ethics Committee fulfills as similar function for research involving human participants or human tissue.
Information about the University's Research Data Management Policy and similar issues with regard to robust and transparent outputs.