Research Policies & Guidelines

Researchers must follow a wide range of university and external guidelines in carrying out their work.  SFU Research Policies covers Grants and Contracts, Research Review Committees, Intellectual Property, Research Institutes, and Research Personnel. The Tri-Agency Financial Administration Guidelines covers the acceptable uses of grant funds. Detailed information is also provided in a comprehensive Power Point Presentation.

Relocating a tri-agency grant to SFU? Review this section of the guidelines.

Ethical Certification

Those who work with animal or human subjects and those whose research involves biological, chemical, and radiological safety must apply for certificates indicating approval by the appropriate review committee. All research conducted under the auspices of SFU is subject to the guidelines for responsible conduct of research.