Responsible Conduct of Research

All candidates should adhere to the:

Integrity and Ethics are the backbone of the University of Tasmania’s research culture. Many research projects including Doctoral or Masters (Research) projects require human or animal ethics approval to proceed. It is essential that you discuss with your supervisors and/or Graduate Research Coordinator (GRC) whether ethics approval is needed for your research and how to obtain it.

More information can be found here.

Please refer to the below links If you have a concern regarding research misconduct or a breach of the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research:

Candidates are provided with student accident insurance for incidents that occur while they are working on their research degree. It should be noted that a candidate in not insured by the University as a student during leave of absence (suspension) periods; nor are they entitled to use the University facilities provided to graduate research training candidates (e.g. library, laboratory, office) during these periods. Some restrictions apply in the case of fieldwork undertaken overseas.

It is vital to discuss Intellectual Property (IP) with your supervisors early in your candidature.

Further information can be found here.