It represents the core behaviours that characterise responsible conduct of research and outlines the principles everyone undertaking research are expected to uphold at all times. It also has specific responsibilities for institutions and individual researchers. The University has produced a USQ Research Code of Conduct Policy and related procedures to interpret the Code to a USQ context.
Potential breaches of the Research Code are taken seriously and the process for reporting, assessing and investigating breaches is outlines in the University's Research Code of Conduct Management of Potential Breaches Procedure.
USQ is committed to creating and maintaining a research culture that enables responsible research conduct and encourages integrity through mentoring, education and clear research policies.
Resources and training
USQ recognises the need for researchers to be informed on issues relating to research integrity and the conduct of responsible research, including research ethics matters. These issues are vital to the future of USQ's research outcomes and success.
- Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research (2018)
- Singapore Statement on Research Integrity (2010)
- Defence Export Controls
- University's ReDTrain program - events calendar
- USQ Research Integrity training module (Opendesk)