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Research Policies

Athabasca University has instituted a number of policies and procedures to support our researchers, maintain integrity in research and scholarly activities, and provide a foundation for research practice at AU. These policies apply to all AU research activities.

The policies and procedures specify AU’s:

  • research infrastructure
  • standards
  • ethical practices

It is your responsibility as a researcher to familiarize yourself with AU’s research policies. Misconduct in carrying out or reporting research is considered to be a serious breach of academic responsibility.

Updated March 14 2018 by Research

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