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Category Policy

Continuing research during COVID-19

The University requires all research including face-to-face participant interaction to make changes to how those interactions are conducted.

Research Data Storage – the facts

The General University Ethics Panel (GUEP) would like to remind researchers of the University’s policy on the length of time that appropriate research data should be stored.

New studies relating to COVID-19

An expedited review process will be considered for any new research study relating to COVID-19.

Inside the General University Ethics Panel

However much we recognise the importance of ethics in research, we all know that applying for ethical approval can feel like an additional bureaucratic hurdle. Particularly when there are a million other things to be done in the early stages… Continue Reading →

Trail blazing data linkage for looked after children in Scotland

In ground-breaking work the team from Permanently Progressing? Building secure futures for children in Scotland study have been involved in work, never before undertaken, to link and analyse administrative data on looked after children collected by the Scottish Government and… Continue Reading →

ODA Compliance

If you’re applying for funds from calls such as the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) you need to be Official Development Assistance (ODA) compliant (catchy!). But what does that mean?

Scottish Parliament and Universities Knowledge Exchange Seminar April 2017

Monday 24th April A gorgeous sunny day in Glasgow set a positive mood for some exciting discussions around Knowledge Exchange (KE). The day’s event brought together a network of knowledge exchange professionals from across Scotland’s universities with a particular focus on… Continue Reading →

Thinking about Drinking: A Year in the Life of an Alcohol Researcher at Stirling

Niamh was active in helping the media understand the implications of the 2016 new alcohol guidelines. Here she discusses what happened as a result of the publication of the new guidelines and how the media portray the facts in their… Continue Reading →

Enhancing ethics

By Helen Young, Research Policy Officer, Research & Enterprise Office Research ethics isn’t new but the way we do things at Stirling is….. Are you aware there is a new ethics process at the university? Looking to enhance the ethics… Continue Reading →

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