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Areas of Conduct

The Macquarie University Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research provides guidance and standards for good research practice in a number of areas.

Guiding Principles

General principles for the responsible and ethical conduct of research at Macquarie University

Special Responsibilities

Information about the special responsibilities researchers have when working with particular groups in the community.

Managing Research Data and Materials

Good management of research data and materials is essential for effective and verifiable research.

Authorship

Guidance on who should be an author and making agreements about authorship.

Publication and Dissemination of Research Findings

Guidance on the appropriate ways to publish and disseminate research results.

Students Undertaking Research

Information about the special responsibilities for supervisors when training students in good research practice.

Conflict of Interest

Guidance on what might constitute a conflict of interest and how to manage them.

Peer Review

Guidelines on responsible peer review.

Collaborative Research

Guidelines on setting up agreements for collaborations between institutions.

Key Resources

The Macquarie University Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research (The Macquarie Code)

The Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research (The Australian Code)