As a world-class comprehensive university with research activities spanning all major disciplines, HKU always realises the vital importance of research integrity, and all members of the University must observe the highest standards of professional conduct in pursuing their research activities. The institutional policy and arrangements for safeguarding research integrity, as approved by the Council on January 29, 2013 and adopted with immediate effect, are set out in the following documents:
- Policy on Research Integrity
- Procedures for Dealing with Alleged Staff Misconduct in Research
- Regulations Governing Students' Academic Conduct Concerning Assessment
Responsible Conduct of Research
HKU promotes and fosters the highest standards of conduct in the research activities of all of its members, and the University has introduced a range of initiatives including courses, seminars and a funding scheme.
Research Data and Records Management
Effective research data and records management supports both high quality research and academic integrity. HKU's Policy on the Management of Research Data and Records was approved by the Senate on May 5, 2015. A Task Force will oversee the planning for the implementation.
Research Ethics Compliance
Requirements for the Conduct of Research Involving Human Participants and Live Animals
Safety Approval & Insurance
Information and links for safety approval and insurance related to research activities.