Research Governance

We support good practice in research and scholarly activity. Conducting research in accordance to the highest standards of rigour and integrity is very importance to us.

Five commitments as set out in the concordat:

Commitment no. 1
We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of rigour and integrity in all aspects of research.

Commitment no. 2
We are committed to ensuring that research is conducted according to appropriate ethical, legal and professional frameworks, obligations and standards.

Commitment no. 3
We are committed to supporting a research environment that is underpinned by a culture of integrity and based on good governance, best practice and support for the development of researchers.

Commitment no. 4
We are committed to using transparent, robust and fair processes to deal with allegations of research misconduct should they arise.

Commitment no. 5
We are committed to working together to strengthen the integrity of research and to reviewing progress regularly and openly. 
Equality and Diversity Policy

UCA Research Ethics Code of Practice

Guidelines to Good Research Conduct 

Code of Practice for the Investigation of Research Misconduct
Main contact Marion Wilkes, University Secretary. Email:  (Email:Alan Cooke)

UCA Research Data Management Policy

Research Governance main contact:
Dr Victoria Kelley Email: