A very important part of the University’s mission is to create and sustain a vibrant and supportive learning environment that discovers, disseminates, and applies new knowledge through teaching and learning. This mission is often accomplished through publication so publication is critical in the University environment.
What are the University’s policies on publication?
Does the sponsor own the researchers’ publications that come out of the project?
How long can the University delay publication so that the sponsor can protect the research results before they are disclosed?
Does a sponsor approve the content of a proposed publication before the researcher publishes it?
What are the University’s policies regarding ownership of copyrighted materials and works arising from research?
What if a student is working on a research project in furtherance of his or her thesis or educational requirements?