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Our policies and procedures

This section of the publication scheme provides information on current written protocols, policies and procedures for delivering our services and responsibilities

All information is free of charge, if available from the website. A fee may be charged to cover the cost of retrieval, photocopying and postage for hard copy. It may be possible to send an electronic copy. Please see the charging policy for further details.

Policies and procedures for conducting university business

Freedom of Information: Guide to requesting information
Public interest disclosure policy and procedure
Risk Management policy
Terms of reference for School committees, these are listed in how we make decisions

Policies and procedures relating to academic services

Taught Course Regulations
Assessment Irregularities Procedure
Examination Procedures and Regulations
General MSc and Diploma Regulations
Individual MSc regulations
Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching
Certificate in Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance
Diploma in Hospital Infection Control
Diploma in Community Eye Health
Diploma in Tropical Nursing Individual MSc Regulations

Research Degree Regulations
Research Degree Regulations for MPhil, PhD and DrPH Research Degrees Statement of Expectation.
Research Degrees Learning Objectives.
Applications and entry policy
Admission and selection procedures

Policy and Procedure for Appointment of Honorary Professors
Titles for Honorary Academic Staff

Ethics Committee Guidelines for MSc projects

Information on Masters degrees by Distance Learning

Policies and procedures relating to Student services

Handbooks
MSc Module Handbook
MSc Course Handbook
Research Degree Students handbook
Offer pack handbook
Pre-registration handbook
Project Handbook for ITD students

Regulations
General Regulations for Students
Regulations for the Diploma of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (DLSHTM)
Children in the Building
Equal Opportunities Policy
Freedom of Speech Policy
Regulations on Network Computer Use
Safety and Security
Student Appeals and Complaints Procedure
Student Disciplinary Procedure
Students' Representative Council Constitution
Withdrawal Procedure
Copyright Guidance

Teaching Policies and Codes of Practice

Library Guide

Services and support for students

Policies and procedures relating to Human resources

Appraisal
Academic Appraisal Guidelines
Non-Academic Appraisal Guidelines

Discipline & Grievance
Academic and Academic-Related Disciplinary Procedures
Academic and Academic-Related Grievance Procedures
Disciplinary and Dismissal Procedures for Professional Support Staff
Non-Academic Grievance Procedures

Honorary & University Titles
Appointment of Academic Staff as Recognised Teachers of the University of London
Policy and Procedure for Appointment of Honorary Professors
Titles for Honorary Academic Staff

Family Friendly Policies
Carer Leave
Compassionate Leave
Flexible Working Arrangements: Policy and Procedure Document
Maternity Pay & Leave
Parental Leave
Paternity Leave 

Leave
Sickness Reporting Procedure
Study Leave Procedures for Academic Staff
Study Leave Procedures for Non-Academic Staff

General Personnel Policies
Alcohol and Drugs Policy
Exit Conditions for Staff and Visitors leaving the School
Guidelines for the Management of Expiry of Fixed Term Contracts
Note on Underwriting of Academic Staff Contracts
Scheme for Payment of Removal/Relocation Expenses
Smoking Policy
Jury Service Procedure
Reference Guidelines
Overtime and Time Off In Lieu: Policy and Procedure Document Retirement Policy and Procedure Document
Asylum & Immigration Act 1996 - Specified Documents
Public Interest Disclosure Policy and Document (Leaflet)

Career Map Guidance and Scoring Forms

Guidance on Promotion to Research Fellow (scoring form for promotion to Research Fellow)
Guidance on Promotion to Lecturer (scoring form for promotion to Lecturer)
Guidance on Promotion to Lecturer - Teaching Track (scoring form)
Guidance on Promotion to Senior Lecturer (scoring form for promotion to Senior Lecturer)
Guidance on Promotion to Senior Lecturer - Teaching Track (scoring form)
Guidance on Promotion to Reader (scoring form for promotion to Reader)
Guidance on Promotion to Professor (scoring form for promotion to Professor)

Terms and Conditions of Service for School Staff Working Overseas

Staff and Educational Development Programme

Counselling for staff

Policies and procedures relating to Recruitment

Job vacancies
Recruitment and Selection Procedure Document
Procedures for Appointment to an Established Chair/Readership
HERA Form for Recruitment to Research Fellow

Role Profiles

Academic Pathway Role Profiles 

Senior Lecturer (Grade 8)
Lecturer (Grade 7)
Research Fellow (Grade 6)
Research Assistant (Grade 5)

Professional Support Pathway (PSP) Role Profiles 
PSP Grade 8
PSP Grade 8 (Technician)
PSP Grade 7
PSP Grade 7 (Technician)
PSP Grade 7 (Computing)
PSP Grade 6
PSP Grade 6 (Technician)
PSP Grade 5
PSP Grade 5 (Technician)
PSP Grade 5 (Computing)
PSP Grade 4
PSP Grade 4 (Technician)
PSP Grade 3
PSP Grade 2
PSP Grade 2 (Technician)
PSP Grade 1

Code of conduct for members of governing bodies.

Equality and diversity

Board Statement of Primary Responsibilities



Equality & Diversity Policy Statement
Disability Equality Scheme including Action Plan
Disability Statement

Library Disability Policy

Gender Equality Scheme & Action Plan
Equality Impact Assessment Document
Code of Practice on Personal Harassment
Equal Opportunities Policy Statement
Flexible Working Arrangements: Policy and Procedure Document
Harassment Leaflet
New Regulations: Sexual Orientation & Religion or Belief
Race Equality Policy

LSHTM Equal Opportunities Employment Data 2008
LSHTM Equal Opportunities Employment Data 2009
LSHTM Equal Opportunities Employment Data 2010

Health and safety

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Estate management

Safety Policy
Statement of Safety Policy and Environment Policy
Safety Management Manual Update record

Safely Information
Safety Manual
Manual Appendix 2 - Occupational Health
Manual Appendix 3 - Human Tissue Act
Manual Appendix 4 - Estates & Building Services
Manual Appendix 5 - Asbestos
Safety Leaflet

Emergencies
Emergency spillage procedures
Procedure following an injury or exposure to a hazardous substance
Procedures for emergency accidents and incidents
Fire safety procedures

Laboratory Safety
Laboratory Safety for M.Sc. Students
Chemical Safety
Genetic Manipulation
Pathogen Laboratory Procedures
Radiation safety
Transport of material

Travel
Staff working away from LSHTM sites
Staff working Overseas
Research Students working away from LSHTM sites
Taught Course Students working away from LSHTM sites
Staff safety off-site (including Travel) - Summary
Student safety off-site - Summary

Other
Safe working with computers - guidance
Manual handling


Recycling procedures
Sustainability news bulletins

Complaints policyFOI Complaints procedure
Records management and personal data policiesInformation Audit report and recommendations

Data Protection policy
Guide to Data Protection
Staff guidelines to Data Protection

Freedom of Information policy
Guide to requesting information
Dealing with requests for information: a guide for staff

Archive Policy
LSHTM Records Retention & Disposal Schedule

Information Management & Security Policy - Brief Guide
Information Management & Security - Policy

Library: Collection Management Policy
Research policy and strategy

Open Access Publishing

Copyright Guidance

Ethics Committee - statement of policy and principles
Intellectual Property Policy
Guidance on the storage and use of human tissue for research
Research Groupings Consultation document
Guidance on the Development of Research Centres
LSHTM involvement in health services management, policy making and research in the UK: Report of a Strategic Review Group, June 2007
Guidelines on Good Research Practice: Implementing Research Governance
Guidelines on the use of visual and audio clinical images
Working with the Private Sector: Guidelines for LSHTM Staff
School policy for handling potentially controversial results
Support for Management of Overseas Research Grants

Charging regimes and policies

Charging policy for the publication scheme

Dealing with requests for information: a guide for staff, part 5 on Costs and fees

Other policiesCode of practice for publishing information via the world wide web:
Regulations for the use of networked computing services:
Guide to Good Web Authoring Practice
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