Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Unit Head and document author and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Authorship Policy

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 13th December 2023 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 18th August 2022 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority University Council The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 13th December 2023 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Responsible Officer David Currow
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Sustainable Futures)
The position responsible for monitoring the effectiveness of a policy document and its review.
Responsible Executive David Currow
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Sustainable Futures)
The position with overarching responsibility for ensuring implementation of, and compliance with, the policy document.
Enquiries Contact Research Integrity Development and Ethics General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

This is the first document to be published in the University's new Policy Library. It is basically equivalent to the document that was approved and effect at the time the migration occurred, except for the numbering system and references, which have been updated to align with the new formatting and current requirements.

Version Control and Change History

Date Effective - Approved By - Amendment

1 - 10 October 1997 - University Council - New Policy.

2 - 15 September 2004 - Academic Senate - Minor revisions to some definitions.

3 - 18 April 2008 - University Council - Major revisions in line with the 2007 joint National Health and Medical Research Council/Universities Australia Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research. Formatted into the Standard Policy Template.

4. - 6 May 2009 - Vice Principal (Administration) - Migrated to UOW Policy Template as per Policy Directory Refresh.

5 - 4 February 2010 - Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) - Review by Director of Commercial Research. - No changes required and new review date set.

6 - 18 August 2010 - N/A - Policy Custodian position title and email address changed to reflect new role.

7 - 20 April 2011 - University Council - Minor revisions to clarify content regarding standardisation of addresses and affiliation to UOW of authors of papers.

8 - 21 June 2011 - Vice-Principal (Administration) - Updated to reflect change of name from Wollongong College Australia to UOW College.

9 - 20 February 2017 - Vice-Chancellor - Amendments to the links to current Legislation and other information to bring in line with other UOW policy.

10 - 18 August 2017 - University Council - Revision to create a policy document supported by subsequent procedural documents that are reflective of current practice. Updated to reflect the new template as well.