Research

 

Academic Outputs Policy

Defines the roles and requirements associated with the collection, recording and reporting of academic outputs including research publications.

Academic Outputs Policy (65 KB)

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Code of Conduct for Research or Teaching involving the Importation or Development of New Organisms using Recombinant DNA

All staff and students conducting research involving the importation or development of low risk genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in containment must ensure that their work is done in such a way that any adverse effect on the environment is minimised as specified in the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (HSNO) Act.

Refer to the Research Ethics site for the complete Code and detailed approval procedures

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Code of Ethical Conduct for Research, Teaching and Evaluations involving Human Participants

The Code of Ethical Conduct for Research, Teaching and Evaluations involving Human Participants has been developed to ensure that research, teaching and evaluation activities undertaken by staff and students of Massey University are consistent with Section 6 of the Education Act 1989.

Refer to the Research Ethics site for the complete Code and detailed approval procedures

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Code of Ethical Conduct for the Use of Live Animals for Teaching and Research

The Code outlined in this document has been drafted to comply with the Animal Welfare Act 1999, together with an interpretation, "Codes of Ethical Conduct for Manipulation of Animals", provided by the National Animal Ethics Advisory Committee. The Code is administered by the Animal Ethics Committee. Its composition, terms of reference and procedures are set down in subsequent sections of this document.

Refer to the Research Ethics site for the complete Code and detailed approval procedures

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Code of Responsible Research Conduct

The Code of Responsible Research Conduct is intended to express the principles detailed in the Massey University Charter as well as those of academic freedom and research integrity, standards and responsibilities, and to provide supportive, helpful guidance on what constitutes internationally accepted responsible research conduct.

Code of Responsible Research Conduct (244 KB)

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Costing Policy for Externally Funded Research and Commercial Contracts

The purpose of this policy is to establish greater transparency and accountability relating to costing and pricing practices for externally funded research and commercial contracting, where Massey University is the supplier of these services.

Costing and Indirect Cost Recovery for Externally Funded Research and Commercial Contracting Policy (133 KB)

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Establishment and Operation of Commercial Centres Policy

Specifies the terms of reference, provide operational guidelines for and ensure that the financial operations of Commercial Centres are transparent for all parties.

Establishment and Operation of Commercial Centres Policy (50 KB)

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Establishment and Operation of Research and Specialist Centres Policy and Procedure

This policy provides for the orderly establishment, operation, risk management and exit for all Centres located within Colleges or hosted by Massey University.

Establishment and Operation of Research and Specialist Centres Policy (68 KB)

Related Procedures for the Policy on the Establishment and Operation of Centres Hosted by the University (41 KB)

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Formation of Spin-out Companies Policy

This policy aims to ensure that spin-out companies are formed in such as manner as to optimise the opportunities for success of the new venture, and to manage the risks inherent in the initiative.

Formation of Spin-out Companies Policy (70 KB)

Formation of Spin-out Companies Procedures (Staff only)

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Grounds for Embargo Policy

To provide guidelines for post-graduate research students that wish to apply to the Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Academic & Research) to embargo their thesis.

Guidelines for Planning and Reporting for Research Centres

These guidelines are a supplement to the Policy on Research Centres and University Research Centre Agreements and are designed to assist University Research Centres and Pro Vice-Chancellors (PV-Cs) with Centre planning, budgeting and reporting requirements.

Guidelines for Planning and Reporting for Research Centres (Staff only)

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Guide to Presentation of Theses

Theses Presentation Guide - Massey University Library website

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Intellectual Property Policy

Ensures that Intellectual Property generated by Massey University staff and students is used to maximise the flow of benefits to the community, enhance the reputation and wealth of the University, encourage staff and students to benefit from their commercially viable activities and to protect the rights of staff, students and the University where Intellectual Property is concerned.

Investment in Developing & Commecialising Intellectual Property Policy

The University encourages the professional management of its intellectual property (IP).  One option is to set up a new company to implement the commercial development of University IP.  This policy contains the specific conditions under which this can be done.

Investment in Developing and Commercialising Intellectual Property Policy.pdf (59 KB)

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Principles for the distribution of PBRF funding

This paper provides clarity around the present procedures to distribute PBRF income as received from the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC).

Principles for the distribution of PBRF funding (staff only)

Protocol for Tertiary Education organisations on the treatment of PBRF Quality Categories

Protocol for tertiary education organisations on the treatment of PBRF Quality Categories (350 KB)

Research and Consultancy Activity Proposals Policy

Ensures that all Research and Consultancy work carried out by staff at Massey University maintains or enhances the reputation of the University and that this work does not compromise either the staff members who undertake this work or the units within which they work.

Research and Consultancy Activity Proposals Policy.pdf Research and Consultancy Activity Proposals Policy.pdf

Procedures for Approving Research and Consultancy Activity Proposals1.pdf (120 KB)

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Research and Consultancy Contracts Policy

Provides Managers with a policy and procedures for concluding Research and Consultancy Contracts with Third Parties.

Supervision of Graduate Students Procedure

Establishes principles for supervised graduate research at sub PhD level and to raise staff and student awareness of some basic issues and conditions that are integral to a quality supervised graduate research culture.

Supervision of Graduate Students Procedure (61 KB)

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Use of External Research and Consultancy Funding Policy

Ensures appropriate use of funds from external research and consultancy contracts, including exhibitions and the like; To manage risk associated with liability resulting from unspent research and consultancy income; To ensure that academic staff undertaking research or consulting contracts receive appropriate workload relief from normal duties and/or recognition for additional duties.

Use of External Research and Consultancy Funding Policy (51 KB)

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