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Research ethics and integrity

Policies and reports

Our policies inform the research we do.

Our policies are underpinned by the Concordat to Support Research Integrity and the UK Research Integrity Office's (UKRIO) Code of Practice for Research.

Download the York St John University research ethics policy: York St John Research Ethics Policy (docx, 67.1 kB)

Misconduct in research

York St John University is committed to maintaining the highest ethical standards in research carried out by its staff and students. The University treats all allegations of misconduct seriously and is committed to ensuring that allegations are investigated with thoroughness and rigour in accordance with the Research Misconduct Policy and Procedures (docx, 47.4 kB).

Please see the York St John Whistleblowing Policy for further details of how to escalate your concerns.

Annual Reports

In line with the Concordat we will publish an annual report of the work we are doing and the applications made to our ethics committees.