Research guidelines & policy documents

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Code of Human Research Ethics

Description: Sets out a set of general principles that are applicable to all research contexts and are intended to cover all research with human participants.
Author: Research Board
Publication date: 2014
Size: 592KB; 46 pages
Cost: FREE

Ethics Guidelines for Internet-mediated Research

Description: Internet Mediated Research (IMR) covers a wide range of research activities ranging from purely observational studies to surveys and in vivo quantitative studies to highly structured and well-controlled experiments.
Author: Research Board
Publication date: 2013
Size: 234KB; 28pages
Cost: FREE

Guidelines for Assessment of the PhD in Psychology and Related Disciplines

Description: These guidelines are recommendations for good practice within UK universities.
Author: Research Board
Publication date: 2008
Size: 142KB; 58 pages
Cost: FREE

Guidelines for Psychologists Working with Animals

Description: Developed with co-operation from the Experimental Psychology Society, these guidelines are for members who work with living animals.
Publication date: 2012
Size: 159KB; 28 pages
Cost: FREE

Statement of Policy on Authorship and Publication Credit

Description: This Statement of Policy has been produced to complement and supplement the Principles of Publishing: Guidance Notes for Contributors to Society Journals prepared by the Journals Committee.
Author: Research Board
Publication date: 2011
Size: 136KB; 2 pages
Cost: FREE

Statement of Policy on the Use of Animals in PsychologyDescription: This Statement of Policy has been produced to complement and supplement the Guidelines for Psychologists Working with Animals.
Author: Research Board
Publication date: 2012
Size: 84KB; 1 pages
Cost: FREE
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