Research Integrity Policy Statement
Our Annual Research Integrity Policy statements summarise how the University of Sussex is supporting and promoting institutional research integrity.
Each policy statement indicates the numbers of research misconduct investigations carried out within the University.
There were four formal investigations in 2020-2021.
See the table below for further details.
Research Integrity Policy Statement 2020-2021
Detailed information on the number of completed formal investigations or upheld allegations. For further information, read our Research Integrity Policy Statement 2020-2021 [PDF 307KB].
|Number of formal investigations completed (academic years*)||Number of allegations upheld - in whole or in part (academic years*)|
|Breach of duty of care||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|Improper dealing with allegations of misconduct||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Other (please specify)||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|(Details of any allegations upheld in part)||0||0||0||0||0||0|
*Academic year – 1 October to 30 September
Previous Research Integrity Policy statements
You can read research integrity policy statements from previous years below:
- Research Integrity Policy Statement 2019-20 [PDF 307KB]
- Research Integrity Policy Statement 2018-19 [PDF 803KB]
- Research Integrity Policy Statement 2017-18 [PDF 135KB]
- Research Integrity Policy Statement 2016-17 [PDF 228KB]
Key contacts and procedures
The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise), Professor Keith Jones, has responsibility for ensuring the integrity of proceedings conducted under The Procedure for the Investigation of Allegations of Misconduct in Research.
General queries can be addressed to the University Research Governance Officer, Dr Antony Walsh.
Research Governance Officer
+44 (0)1273 872748
Research and Enterprise
University of Sussex
Brighton, BN1 9QF