Research governance and ethics

Research Governance
and Ethics

At UCA, we know how important it is that research is conducted ethically and to the highest standards of rigour and integrity That's why we are committed to supporting good practice in all our research and scholarly activity.

This page contains more information about our five commitments to supporting research integrity, how we put these into practice. You'll also find links to our research ethics and useful links.

Our five commitments to supporting research integrity

Research Ethics

We provide expert advice on research ethics for students and staff. If you are a UCA researcher, you can find comprehensive guidance on whether your research will require ethical approval and more on the MyUCA Research Ethics Page.

Our Guidance and Policies 

UCA documents on governance and ethics:

Contact us

If you have any questions about our governance and ethics within our research, please contact Dr Victoria Kelley at

If you would like to speak to someone about our Code of Practice for the Investigation of Research Misconduct, please contact Sam Weir at