All matters of Ethics in Research are managed by the College Research Ethics committee which is now known as the Research Ethics and Academic Integrity Panel (RE-AIP).
- The RE-AIP consists of the following permanent members
- The Principal
- The Dean of Research
- The IQAC coordinator
- The Dean of Sciences
- The Dean of Languages and Social Sciences
- The Joint Coordinator of the Research Council
- The Librarian
In case of a hearing regarding ethical misconduct from any faculty a Department Staff Representative will be present for the proceedings to ensure that institutional victimization does not happen.
In case of a hearing regarding ethical misconduct from any scholar a Department Scholar Representative will be present for the proceedings to ensure that institutional victimization does not happen.
Role expected from mentors
- Constantly update knowledge
- Be open-minded and supportive
- Facilitate research activities
- Be firm but fair
- Assign clear roles for Mentees without ambiguity
Role expected from scholars
- Sincerity and Dedication
- Honesty and Transparency
- Respect to co-workers and mentors
- Responsibility and Legality
All researchers are expected to be aware of and respect the laws of the land regarding
- IPR (patents, trademarks, copyrights, plagiarism) and publication
- Testing on animals
- Testing or Information collection from human beings
- Privacy and Confidentiality
- Transfer and Handling of Bioresources and/or hazardous material
Norms of Publications and Collaborations
- All publications should confirm to discipline-specific good practices:
- The authors must be able to identify their contribution to a research output (article/patent/book/product).
- The authors should accept personal responsibility for their research outputs
- Contributions of collaborators should be properly acknowledged with their permission
- Honorary authorships are strongly discouraged.
Misconduct in research
The practices are deemed misconduct in research are stated in the research ethics policy. Misconduct in research is taken seriously and those found guilty of such practices will be subject to disciplinary action