Ethics Resources

This section provides links to our current policies, regulations and codes which cover specific issues with an ethical dimension.

If a member of the University has an enquiry that is not fully addressed by these resources they should contact the Director of Governance either by phone 0121 204 4869 or email j.g.walter@aston.ac.uk.

A | B | C | D | E | G | H | I | M | P | R | S | U | W

A
Academic Appeals Procedure 
Admissions Policy 
Use of Animals in Research - Policy
Aston University Strategy

B
Bribery, prevention, gifts & hospitality policy

C
Charter, Statutes and Ordinances   
Complaints Procedure for Students
Computers – Acceptable Use Policy

D
Data Protection Policy and Procedures  
Declaration of Interests  
Disciplinary Regulations for Students 
Disability Policy for Staff
Donations and Endowments

E
Equality and Diversity Policy Statement
Equality Information & Annual Reports  
Ethical Investment Policy 
Ethics in Research   
Expenses and Hospitality

F
Financial  Regulations 
Freedom of Information Policy and Procedures 
Freedom of Expression and Events

G
Gift Agreement Form 
Grievance Procedure: Support Staff Academics

H
Harassment Policy and Code of Practice
Health & Safety Policy
Honorary Degrees - Procedure for Nomination and Award    
Hospitality

I
Information and Communications Technology  – Acceptable Use Policy

M
Code of Practice for the Conduct of Meetings 

P
Procurement/Purchasing Policies

R
Regulations (Academic)
Research Code of Conduct  
Research Ethics Policy and Procedures    
Research Misconduct – Code of Practice 
Research Regulations, Procedures and Codes of Practice
Policy on Register of Staff Interests & Declaration of Interests
Religion and Belief guidance 

S

Sexual Orientation code of practice
Speak Up (Duty to Speak) Policy (formerly Whistleblowing Policy Policy)

U
University Strategy

W
Wellbeing
Whistleblowing Policy (now replaced by Speak Up Policy)