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Related Policies and Guidance

The following policies are relevant to digital scholarship activity at Queen's University Belfast.  Each policy can be accessed by clicking the links available below.  Governance, ethics, and integrity includes further information and guidance for research undertaken at Queen's.


Policy on the Ethical Approval of Research

The Policy on the Ethical Approval of Research provides general guidance on the standards expected and on the requirements for ethical approval of research.

Code of Conduct and Integrity in Research

The Code of Conduct and Integrity in Research addresses the issues involved in the proper conduct of research, and provides guidance on the standards expected.

Research Data Management Policy

The Research Data Management Policy identifies key principles of research data management practice and outlines expectations on the University and individual researchers. 

Open Access Policy

Queen's University Belfast Open Access Policy - Queen’s is committed to supporting open access for the purposes of preservation, increased dissemination and potential increased impact of research undertaken by University students and staff. The University is committed to ensuring timely and accurate open access to publicly funded research, and supporting public funder mandates for open access to research.


ORCID -  ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier (an ORCID iD) that you own and control, and that distinguishes you from every other researcher.

The Association of Internet Researchers - guidance for ethical research online