The University supports a Trusted Research approach to international research collaboration which protects shared fundamental values of respect for human dignity, human rights, freedom, democracy, equality and the protection of academic freedom which is enshrined in law.
Trusted Research is particularly relevant to researchers in STEM subjects, dual-use technologies, emerging technologies and commercially sensitive research areas.
Guidance that supports the benefits of international scientific collaboration while protecting intellectual property, sensitive research and personal information has been produced by the National Cyber Security Centre and the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastracture.
Information on steps that you can take to protect your research, ensure that you are meeting all your legal obligations and support you in making informed, risk proportionate, and balanced decisions about research collaborations can be found in the Trusted Research Guidance for Academics and accompanying Checklist.
If you have any questions or concerns relating to international research risks please contact Dr John Martin.