Research Policies

DCU have a range of policies and codes that have been developed to help facilitate a positive institutional research environment in DCU. All relevant institutional Research Policies, Codes of Conduct and Codes of Practice are collated in a Policy Starter Pack for new research staff. The following documents are owned by DCU Research:


Code of Good Research Practice (currently under review)

Policy for Responding to Allegations of Research Misconduct

Code of Practice on Authorship

Research Infrastructure Policy

Policy on the Use of Animals for Scientific or Educational Purposes

A Statement on the Responsible Use of Research Metrics at DCU

Additional research guidelines and protocols for DCU staff can be accessed internally via the Research Support website