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Research documents

On this page you can find all policies and documents related to research, including:

  • Research policies, procedures and guidance.
  • Research ethics policies and procedures.

Knowledge Exchange forms can be found on the Knowledge Exchange Ethics documents page.


Policies and procedures

Code of Practice for the Research Excellence Framework 2021 (PDF 427KB)

Code of Practice for the Research Excellence Frameork 2021 Post Covid-19 (PDF 558KB)

Open Access Policy (PDF 477KB)

Research Data Management Policy (PDF 91KB)

Research Degree Handbook (PDF 902KB)

Research Participants Privacy Notice (PDF 143KB)

Research Strategy 2018-2021 (PDF 208KB)

Annual Review Post Transfer Guidance (PDF 274KB)

Briefings for external examiners (PDF 80KB)

Criteria for the appointment of examiners and independent chairs (PDF 215KB)

Disagreement between Research Degree Examiners (PDF 83KB)

Eligibility for PGR Supervision (PDF 108KB)

Guide to Solely and Joint authored publications (PDF 110KB)

Guide to the thesis examination process (PDF 523KB)

Instructions to examiners for research degree examinations (PDF 604KB)

LTU Protocol Practice Led and based PhD study (PDF 132KB)

PGR attendance monitoring policy / presumed withdrawn procedure (PDF 149KB)

PGR transfer & viva Video Streaming Policy (PDF 149KB)

Reasonable Adjustment and Support for PGR Level Assessment/Examination (PDF 162KB)

Guide to Solely & Joint authored publications (PDF 110KB)

Master by Research Protocol (PDF 104KB)

Postgraduate Research Protocol for Research Degree Candidatures (PDF 188KB)

Submitting your thesis early (PDF 110KB)

Transfer assessment panel guidance (PDF 345KB)

Research Ethics documents