Stated policies and policy directives

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BBSRC Policies and Position Statements

Theme: Assuring quality of research, Evaluating usage and impact, Facilitating access
Type: Policy Statements Added: 09 September 2010
This page is a point to access all the latest policies and position statements being applied by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), including some FAQs to help clarify issues. Several policies are available, including data sharing, impact, intellectual property, and access to research outputs.

Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe (INSPIRE)

Theme: Assuring quality of research, Publishing and disseminating
Type: Policy Statements Added: 02 September 2010
INSPIRE is based on the infrastructures for spatial information established and operated by the 27 Member States of the European Union. 

SSR’s Ethical Guidelines for Publication of Research Results

Theme: Assuring quality of research, Publishing and disseminating
Type: Policy Statements Added: 02 September 2010
The Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR) are among several academic and scholarly societies that publish journals who wish to publicise that they are dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of ethical behaviour for publication in their journals.

Research Excellence Framework – REF 2014

Theme: Assuring quality of research, Evaluating usage and impact
Type: Policy Statements Added: 02 September 2010
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is the new system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions (HEIs). It will replace the Research Assessment Exercise and will be completed in 2014.

Policy on the Management of Research Data and Records

Theme: Assuring quality of research, Facilitating access, Long-term preservation
Type: Policy Statements Added: 31 August 2010
This is a record of the policy as adopted by the University of Melbourne. Given the thoughtfulness of Australia on these issues, this might be useful for policy-makers to consider in the process of developing practice in the UK.

 


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