Other Codes of Practice
Links to other University of Edinburgh Research Ethics Webpages, as well as other professional Codes of Practice
Links to other University of Edinburgh Research Ethics Webpages
Edinburgh Research Office's Research Integrity pages
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
University of Edinburgh Research Support
Edinburgh Innovations (EI) is the University’s research innovation and technology transfer (commercialisation) office, providing innovation and commercialisation services.
Professional Codes of Conduct
The College framework follows and integrates the recommendations of different professional codes of conduct.
RCUK Integrity Policy and Guidelines
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Institute of Mathematics and its Applications
Institution of Mechanical Engineers
Other University resources
The University recognises that conflicts of interest can affect research and has produced a policy statement to assist with identifying conflicts of interest and to provide procedural guidance.
University policy document on Conflicts of Interest (pdf.)
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.