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2:055 Research and Scholarly Activities

 

Austin Peay State
University
Research and Scholarly Activities


POLICIES
Issued:  March 8, 2017

Responsible Official:  Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Responsible Office:  Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
 

 


Policy Statement


All University employees engaged in activities considered research and/or scholarly must adhere to University policies and State and Federal laws.


Purpose


The intent of the policy is to bring awareness and guidance to University employees engaged in activities that are considered research and/or scholarly. When used correctly, this policy should empower University employees in a collection of best practices that maximize efforts and limits unintended consequences that may otherwise place the employee and the University at legal-risk with external agencies.


Contents


Procedures
-General Guidelines and Policies
-External Funding Support Policies


Procedures


 

APSU employees engaged in activities that are considered research and/or scholarly must review the following standards and policies in support of the mission of the University.


General Guidelines
and Policies
  • All research and scholarly activities must abide by an ethical code of conduct that does not unfairly treat or marginalize people based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected class.
  • All research and scholarly activities must abide by an ethical code of conduct that maintains high standards of behavior with working with animals. Please review Policy 2:007 Research Involving Animals.

External Funding
Support Policies
University employees awarded funding should review and thoroughly understand the following policies as they pertain to many aspects of the University and these policies tend to have State and Federal legal ramifications. Failure to understand and follow these policies could place the University employee and the University into violation of State and Federal laws.


Revision Dates


APSU Policy 2:055 - Issued: March 8, 2017


Subject Areas:

Academic Finance General Human
Resources 
Information
Technology 
Student
Affairs 
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Approved


President: signature on file