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Before initiating a research program or project, it is important to be familiar with the following areas covered in this section.

  • Eligibility to hold research funds;
  • Identifying and declaring Conflicts of Interest;
  • Training and awareness of Responsible Conduct of Research (Research Integrity) standards and requirements;
  • SFU and funding sponsor policies related to research; and
  • Legal requirements when your research involves animals and/or human subjects, hazardous materials, controlled goods, or imports and exports.


Last updated: May 18, 2024