The Division of Health Sciences has a strong research culture, and advises the Pro-Vice-Chancellor on strategic direction for research.
The University of Otago's Strategic Plan presents the current strategy of the University and identifies key challenges it expects to face in the near future.
Please see below for a directory of the Division of Health Sciences' policies, strategies and committees.
The Heath Sciences divisional strategic plans are:
- Division of Health Sciences Strategic Plan 2014–2020 (PDF 230 KB)
- Otago School of Medical Sciences Strategic Plan 2008–2012 (PDF 40 KB)
- University of Otago, Christchurch Strategic Plan
The University of Otago policies that relate to Health Sciences research are:
- Policy for research consultation with Māori
- Policy on externally funded research - Applications for external funds - Grants and contracts
- Guidelines for responsible practice in research, and procedures for dealing with allegations of misconduct in research
- Policy on ethical practices in research and teaching involving human participants
- Policy for intellectual property rights
- Financial Services Division Policy and Procedures Manual:
- Outside employment policy (academic staff)
- Guidelines for the acceptance of external research grants involving undergraduate or postgraduate students
The University of Otago Policy Database contains these and all other policies.
The two policies that specifically govern graduate students are:
The University of Otago's ethics committees are:
- Risk Management, Ethics and Statutory Compliance Committee:
- Otago University Equipment Advisory Committee
- Otago University Research Committee