Links to other University of Edinburgh Research Ethics Webpages, as well as other professional Codes of Practice
All research at the College of Science and Engineering must be reviewed by a School at the College of Science and Engineering. See other Colleges for informational purposes.
Edinburgh Research and Innovation (ERI) is the University’s research and technology transfer (commercialisation) office, providing pre-award research and commercialisation services.
The Edinburgh Research Office provides proactive support to the College’s researchers and administrators across several key areas of the grant application process.
The College framework follows and integrates the recommendations of different professional codes of conduct.
The University recognises that conflicts of interest can inappropriately affect research and has produced a policy statement to assist with identifying conflicts of interest and to provide procedural guidance.
Research involving obtaining data from people requires researchers to maintain high ethical standards. This includes such considerations as data protection legislation and obtaining informed consent from research participants.