Ethics and integrity
UTS is committed to delivering excellent research with impact, that is conducted in a responsible and ethical manner.
Research ethics and integrity are supported in the following ways:
UTS is committed to the safe and ethical conduct of research in the areas of human ethics, animal welfare/ethics and biosafety.
We meet our statutory and corporate obligations through the Vice Chancellor’s research ethics and biosafety committees, and the UTS Research Office supports staff and students to develop best practice ethical approaches in their research. We also provide regular education and training to the UTS research community and conduct regular inspections of certified facilities.
UTS has four Vice-Chancellor’s research ethics and biosafety committees that oversee our commitment to ethical research and integrity:
UTS is committed to fostering a culture of responsible research conduct in accordance with the principles of honesty, trustworthiness, respect and accountability. In order to support our researchers, UTS has developed a research integrity framework that includes:
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