Ethical Conduct

Adhering to the highest professional standards

Ethical conduct of research, as described in the Tri-Agency Framework, is a commitment by researchers to honest and thoughtful inquiry, rigorous analysis, dissemination of research results and adherence to the highest professional standards in order to create a positive and productive research environment.

In practical terms, this principle involves:

At Dalhousie University, we are committed to providing support and guidance to the research community in each of the four key areas above.

Find out more about ethical conduct at Dalhousie.