Policy & Ethics

Policy and Ethics

We ensure the highest standards of integrity in our research

Newcastle campus

The University has in place a range of policies covering areas such as: consultancy, spin out companies, intellectual property, research governance and ethics, copyright, fraud, freedom of speech, and the use of animals in research.

Our policies aim to:

  • encourage and enable key activities
  • promote revenue generation
  • incentivise staff
  • balance personal and institutional responsibilities
  • protect our staff and the institution from risk wherever possible
  • discourage inappropriate activities