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Key points of contact across the University for research integrity and ethics related queries

College contacts

If you are unsure about an issue that may impact research ethics, integrity or misconduct, please contact your school ethics leads, or College Research Offices who will be happy to help you.

Each College tailors its ethics and integrity approach to the regulatory frameworks appropriate to the research it conducts.

College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Research ethics and integrity guidance in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Key contacts:

Charlotte Smith Research Governance Coordinator cahss.res.ethics@ed.ac.uk +44 (0) 131 651 1619
Dr Ailsa Niven The College Associate Dean (Research Ethics & Integrity) cahss.res.ethics@ed.ac.uk  

College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

Research ethics and integrity guidance in the College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

Key contacts:

Professor Stuart Forbes                 Dean of Research


Anna Krzak Research Information Officer


Marise Bucukoglu ACCORD Head of Research Governance researchgovernance@ed.ac.uk

Email: researchgovernance@ed.ac.uk - mailbox managed by Research Governance Coordinators and Facilitators who can advise on ensuring your clinical research fulfils legal, regulatory, ethical and scientific obligations.

College of Science & Engineering

Research ethics and integrity guidance in the College of Science and Engineering

Key contacts:

The first points of contact for information and queries about matters of research ethics and integrity are the eight Ethics Officers representing each of the College’s seven schools and the Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC).  You can find contact details for the eight Ethics Officers by following the link below.

Key Ethics and Integrity Contacts, College of Science and Engineering

Other contacts

Bioresearch and Veterinary Services

For information about the use of animals in research contact bvshov@ed.ac.uk

Research Data Service

This service aims to provide all the data-related support a researcher may require throughout the data lifecycle, including data use and re-use.

UK Research Integrity Office (UKRIO)

The University subscribes to the UK Research Integrity Office (UKRIO), and as part of the resource the UKRIO can provide guidance and advice on research integrity concerns to individual researchers at the UoE.