Publication and authorship

Researchers should share data and findings openly and promptly, as soon as they have had an opportunity to establish priority and ownership claims.

Researchers should limit professional comments to their recognised expertise when engaged in public discussions about the application and importance of research findings and clearly distinguish professional comments from opinions based on personal views.

Researchers should take responsibility for their contributions to all publications, funding applications, reports and other representations of their research. Lists of authors should include all those and only those who meet applicable authorship criteria.

Researchers should acknowledge in publications the names and roles of those who made significant contributions to the research, including writers, funders, sponsors, and others, but do not meet authorship criteria.

University publications policy

Policy statement on academic freedom and research

Research data management guidance

Policy statement on the publication of research and results

Guidelines on Good Publication Practice produced by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE

Publication ethics toolkit

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