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Responsible Conduct of Research

The Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research (released by the National Health and Medical Research Council, the Australian Research Council and Universities Australia) outlines the requirements of Australian research organisations in relation to the responsible conduct of research.

Edith Cowan University has accepted the requirements of the Code and also abides by other relevant Federal and State Government requirements governing integrity and ethical practice in research.

Members of the University undertaking research are required to be aware of the provisions of the Code, relevant University policies and guidelines governing responsible practice in research, as outlined below.

ECU Framework for the Responsible Conduct of Research

Breaches of the Code and Misconduct in Research

The Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research addresses how to respond to an allegation that research has not been conducted responsibly.  For further information on how the University manages such allegations, refer to the Research Misconduct policy.


Manager, Research Analytics, Systems and Performance

Michelle Duryea
Telephone: (61 8) 6304 2617

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