Integrity and ethics

Integrity and ethics

Norwich University of the Arts has a responsibility for ensuring that the research conducted by its staff and students maintains the highest possible standards of integrity, is conducted in accordance with the law and is consistent with best practice.

‘The University is strongly committed to fulfilling the principles of the Concordat to Support Research Integrity (2019) to create a framework for responsible research conduct and governance.

Honesty; Rigour; Transparency and Open Communication; Care and Respect; Accountability

The University’s Code of Practice on Research Ethics provides guidelines on the standards of conduct required by all staff and students engaged in research, scholarly activity, consultancy, knowledge transfer and professional practice. The Research Ethics Checklist and Research and Ethics Approval guidance offers support to staff and students in translating best practice in research ethics to their disciplines.

Find out more about our research strategy

NUA Research Strategy 2015-2020
Research Ethics_NUA Code of Practice

Research Ethics Checklist 2017
Research and Ethics Approval

External partners and stakeholders with queries relating to Research Ethics and Integrity at the University should contact the Director of Research, Professor Alison Goodrum, via

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