University Policies

Good Research Practice

The key policies required for conducting research are administered by  Research and Innovation Services (R&I) (

Data Protection and Records Management

The University's Data Protection & Freedom of Information Office manages the Data protection, Freedom of Information and Confidential Data Policy.

The Records and Information Management Service administers the Record Management Policy and Strategy.

Interaction with the Wider Community

Please see the ‘Interaction with the Wider Community for policies such as Policy for Externally-Funded Activities, Intellectual Property & Commercialisation Policy, Consultancy Policy and Conflict of interest.

If you want to carry out Consultancy please contact your College-specific contacts for further information on the College's Consultancy policy.

Academic Returners Research Support Policy

The University supports female researchers after their maternity leave through the Academic Returners Research Support Policy. Please click on the following College links for the application process.  You can contact College HR with any enquiries using the email addresses below.

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