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A Responsible University


“Durham University is proud to be a leading research-intensive university, and strives to undertake pioneering research which will achieve social, environmental, and economic benefits, locally, nationally, and internationally.”

A Responsible University

Students are expected to:

  • Deliver excellence in research conduct, ensuring the integrity, quality, and value of the research output;
  • Comply with the relevant professional and discipline-specific codes of conduct;
  • Protect the rights of humans, and ensure that research involving human participants, their data, or tissue is subject to ethical review both internally, and where appropriate, externally;
  • Respect animal welfare in all research activities involving animals;
  • Maintain open access to research outputs.