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Policies and regulations

Read Université Laval’s policies and regulations related to research and innovation to know the guidelines to follow in your research activities.

Management of Research

Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications

Donations from the tobacco industry (PDF, French only)

Indirect research costs

Research infrastructure and facilities

Infrastructure operation and maintenance plan (PDF, French only)

Ethics and responsible conduct of research

Policy on responsible conduct in research, creativity, and innovation at Université Laval (PDF, French only)

Policy on conflicts of interest in research, creativity, and innovation at Université Laval (PDF) 

Ethics management guidelines for research on humans (PDF, French only)

Conducting research involving humans? The project must be assessed by an ethics committee before recruitment begins (PDF, French only)

Guidelines for managing personal information and biological materials collected during research involving human subjects (PDF, French only)

Policy on the use of animals in research, teaching, and testing (PDF, French only)

Regulation Regarding Financial Conflicts of Interest Related to U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) Grants

Chairs, core entities and research units

Université Laval institute recognition and evaluation policy (PDF, French only)

Université Laval policy on research and innovation chairs (PDF, French only)

Policy on the recognition of research and creation centres at Université Laval (PDF, French only)

Intellectual property

Invention Regulations – Patents (includes Université Laval intellectual property regulations) (PDF, French only)

Guidelines for acknowledgment of authorship

Knowledge and technology transfer policy (PDF, French only)