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Code of conduct, ethics, policy and IP

Rules and regulations... they may seem tedious, but you certainly want your research to maintain integrity, so please ensure you're familiar with the following:

Australian code of conduct

Researchers need to follow the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research.

International principles

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD's) 2007 document provides guidelines to improve cost-effective access to digital research data from public funding. 

Read the Iintroduction to the OECD principles and then consult the OECD Principles and Guidelines for Access to Research Data from Public Funding

Policies, procedures and conduct

It's important for you to be familiar with Macquarie's Policies, procedures and conduct page.

Additionally, the Research Data and Materials Management Policy is presently in draft and will likely be available soon.


Please consult these pages regarding your obligations surrounding ethics. 

Intellectual property

Researchers should ensure they are familiar with issues surrounding Intellectual Property and ownership, including: