Research ethics

Massey University is committed to ensuring that all research is conducted in a responsible and ethical manner and complies with all external requirements.

Accordingly, staff must ensure that all activities undertaken by them or by students whom they supervise conform to the following Codes of Conduct:

The responsible conduct of research memo outlines the various Codes of Practice and relevant legislation with which researchers must comply.

The following committees assist in ensuring that proposed activities conform to the Codes:

The Research Ethics Office is located in the Courtyard Complex of the Manawatu Campus, Palmerston North. This office administers the committees and maintains application procedures.

The Codes, Terms of Reference of the committees and details of application procedures are available in the following sections of the Ethics site:

Human Ethics Code revision

Massey staff interested in being involved in the revision of Massey University's Human Ethics Code can find more information on this page in staffroom.

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