Policies and Guidance

Research-related policies, procedures and guidelines

Policy Title
Document Type & Size
Date Approved
Attribution of Authorship Guidelines PDF: 155KB 2023
Code of Good Practice in Research WEBPAGE 2012
Credit Policy PDF: 298KB 2012
Ethics Guidance Note - Impact and Engagement Activities PDF: 189KB 2023
Ethics Guidance Note - Research at International Branch Campuses PDF: 120KB 2013
Freedom of Speech PDF: 135KB 2016
Informed Consent Guidelines PDF: 293KB 2023
Research Misconduct policy PDF: 237KB 2023
Research Misconduct Procedure PDF: 238KB 2023
Open Access Policy Statement PDF: 233KB 2023
Participation of Volunteers in Research Projects PDF: 413KB 2011
Research Data Management Policy and Code of Good Practice PDF: 202KB 2020
University as a Charity Regulated Trust PDF: 132KB 2010
Policy for the Responsible Use of Animal Images PDF: 210KB 2020
Research Publications and Copyright Policy PDF: 77KB 2022
Research Ethics Policy PDF: 365KB 2024
Safeguarding Policy PDF: 281KB 2020


Commercial and IP Policies

Policy Title
Document Type & Size
Date Approved
Declarations of External Interests Policy PDF: 348KB 2019

Ownership, Protection and Exploitation of Intellectual Property for Employees 

PDF: 1,575KB


Costing and Pricing Policy PDF: 372KB 2023
Consultancy and other external professional work PDF: 339KB 2020


Teaching & Learning Policies 

Policy Title
Document Type & Size
Date Approved
Bidding, Operation and Management of Doctoral Training CentreBidding, Operation and Management of Doctoral Training Centre PDF: 485KB 2015
Confidentiality and Intellectual Property (including Inventions) and Results for Research Students PDF: 327KB 2014
Design Right and Copyright of Teaching & Learning Materials PDF: 254KB 2002
Design Right, Copyright of Learning & Teaching Materials and Confidentiality - Learning and Teaching activities provided by individuals not employed by the University, including Visiting Staff PDF: 297KB 2013
Due Diligence Framework for External University Activity PDF: 253KB 2022
Educational Partnership PDF: 237KB 2016
Learning and teaching projects involving NUInternational Singapore PDF: 156KB 2014
Management of Postgraduate Occasional Students PDF: 57KB 2015
Programme Approval PDF: 385KB 2014
Quality assurance and award of credit for short courses PDF: 419KB 2011
Work-based and Placement Learning Policy PDF: 395KB 2014
UG and Taught PG Intellectual property PDF: 295KB 2013