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Durham University

Research and Innovation Services

Research Integrity

Durham University recognises that research excellence is an endeavour based upon trust and the maintenance of the highest standards of behaviour. It acknowledges that its good reputation and the good repute of its research is dependent on its integrity. The University is therefore committed to the highest standards of research integrity. Researchers are expected to demonstrate integrity in all aspects of their work, and adhere to key behavioural principles.

The resources in these pages support researchers in meeting the expectations set out in the University's Research Integrity Policy and Code of Good Practice.

The Vice-Provost (Research), Professor Colin Bain, has responsibility for overseeing Research Integrity within the University.

Enquiries regarding Research Integrity at the University can be sent to the Research Policy Team in Research & Innovation Services, Niall O'Loughlin (Head of Research Policy) and Catherine Brewer (Research Policy Adviser).

What is Research Integrity? See our FAQs.