Research Governance

The University of Suffolk is committed to maintaining the highest standards of integrity and excellence in research. We ensure that all research undertaken by our staff and students complies with the appropriate ethical, legal and professional frameworks and procedures.

This website details the University's policies in relation to research. Further information can be found on the University of Suffolk Strategy for Research and Scholarly Activity 2018-2023. 

For further details about our research policies, please contact Andreea Tocca, Research Development Manager at

Researcher Development

Researcher Development

To support the development of researchers at the University, the Research Development Programme is open to all staff.

Research Ethics


University of Suffolk is committed to ensuring research undertaken by its staff and students is of the highest professional standard.

Research Concordats

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The links to the following Concordats for the University of Suffolk can be found below.


Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021