Research disputes (students)

Disputes about the conduct of research can affect both students and employees

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The big picture in your institution

Institutional research strategies

Research student disputes


The student researcher
Research students who are also employees

External research funding disputes and problems with consultancy, outside work and spin-outs

Partnerships and external funding
Externally-funded short-term contract researchers
The contract with the external funder

Research, academic freedom and ownership of knowledge

Academic freedom, research and research students
Disputes over the right to free pursuit of knowledge
Disputes over the ownership of knowledge
Research data and data protection

Research misconduct disputes

Codes of ethics and research misconduct
Raising of research misconduct concerns by students