Research integrity is a fundamental aspect of research excellence and integral to all aspects of academic professional practice. At the University of Tasmania research integrity is defined as research that is designed, conducted and reported in accordance with the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research, 2018 (The Code). The Code is a statement of principles aimed to guide institutions and researchers in responsible research practices and the promotion of research integrity. All persons (research students, research trainees, HDR candidates, research fellows, research assistant/associate, academic, professional, support, and technical staff) engaged in the conduct of research at the University are required to adhere to the Code and the University of Tasmania’s Responsible Conduct of Research Framework.
Research Integrity Advisors
The University has appointed Research Integrity Advisers in all of its Colleges to promote research integrity and provide advice to University staff and students on responsible research practices.
Making a complaint
The University of Tasmania takes allegations of potential breaches of the Code and/or conduct that deviate from the principles of research integrity very seriously. The Research Integrity Complaints Procedure (PDF 317.8 KB) outlines the management of research integrity complaints and potential breaches of the Code and research policies and procedures.
- If you have a concern about the conduct of our researchers or research, you can contact the Office of Research Integrity.
- You can also report a research integrity concern or lodge a complaint in our online system or send an email to Research.Integrity@utas.edu.au.
Detailed information on research integrity, education and training, resources and support are available at Research integrity (staff intranet) for University staff, HDR candidates and undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students undertaking research.