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Policy on Researching and Handling Sensitive Material

Part of: Research Governance
Part of: Research Students


Universities play a vital role in carrying out research on issues where security sensitive, radical or extreme material is relevant. It is not the intention of this policy to prevent or restrict sensitive research but accessing, storing and circulating security-sensitive, extreme or potentially radical research material is sometimes open to misinterpretation by the authorities, and can put you in danger of arrest and prosecution under, for example, counter-terrorism legislation.