Research governance & integrity

LSHTM maintains a governance framework comprising a range of principles, policies, procedures and guidelines that regulate our research. This has been developed in accordance with national guidance.

Research governance

The Research Governance Committee oversees research governance matters across LSHTM, including the policy on Good Research Practice.

Research integrity

Get further information on our compliance with the Concordat to Support Research Integrity, and contact details for queries.


Our Research Ethics Committees reviews and oversees the ethical aspects of research projects.

Human tissue research

To help you with manage your research projects, we've provided guidance on the legislation concerning the removal, storage and use of human tissue, guidance on consent for projects that use human tissue; the LSHTM policy on human tissue; and the Human Tissue Authority codes of practice

Animal research

We have a policy on the use of animals in research at LSHTM.