Research Strategy

Strategic Aim 5

Our commitment to fairness, openness and ethical behaviour in research will be reflected in policy and practice.



1 QMUL will continue to promote equality and diversity in all facets of research, maintaining and developing relevant policy, monitoring and implementation. This will include active involvement with relevant externally‚Äźrecognised awards and partnerships, such as the Athena Swan awards, Stonewall Diversity champions and BME mentoring partnerships

Indicators of Progress
We will attain the institutional Athena SWAN Silver award by 2016, with progress on achieving equivalent recognition for Humanities and Social Sciences disciplines

2 QMUL affirms its commitment to the general principle of Open Access to the outputs of research, and data underlying these, subject to the necessary constraints of any funder, legal and ethical requirements, and it will formulate and promote appropriate policies and ensure the means for implementation

3 QMUL will promote to staff its policies relating to the ethics and integrity of research and ensure that appropriate training and monitoring procedures continue to ensure that the highest standards are maintained

4 We will maintain our practices in order to ensure the continuing award of the European HR Badge of Excellence in Research