The integrity and reliability of academic research are of fundamental importance. The Netherlands Code of Conduct for Research Integrity serves as a guideline for all employees and students of Leiden University.
Archiving and publishing data
Research output may also include data sets: how to archive and publish your research data
COVID-19 protocols for FSW
The global outbreak of COVID-19 has consequences for the implementation of human-related research at FSW. The COVID-19 protocols inform about the required measures for hygiene and protection.
Collaborations with industry or societal partners
Has your research revealed interesting possibilities that could be further developed into new products or processes? Luris can advise you on the best strategy to follow. And help you identify partners to help you take these ideas forward.
Copyright on publications
What are the rules about copyright on your article, book or other academic publication? The Copyright Information Office can advise you on all aspects of copyright.
Data Management Support LUMC
LUMC has its own data management guidelines and support. Information and contact details for Advanced Data Management (ADM) can be found on Albinusnet, the intranet for LUMC.
Data Protection Officer
Contact information for the Data Protection Officer
Digital Lab at Humanities
Are you looking for a place to work, experiment, and find support for your digital research? The new Digital Lab@Veth is designed for staff and students who need advanced equipment and a community of specialists to take their work to the next level.
Leiden University organises and takes part in popular science events to introduce science to a wider audience. Click on the link below to read about the possible activities and/or register to take part in an event.
Experts in the media
Journalist often contact researchers to give their take on current developments in a newspaper article, or a radio or TV broadcast. If you want help to prepare for a media appearance, use the Media Guide for Researchers, or contact the Science Communication Adviser for advice or media training.
Is your project financed by second and third sources of funding (national / EU grants and the private sector)? Then you should consult the Regulations on Working for Third Parties to find out about issues you will need to take into account.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Information on the GDPR
I have an invention, what should I do?
In the course of your research for the university, you may discover something completely new. If you believe this discovery could ultimately be of benefit to society, we advise you to contact the Luris Business Developers to discuss your invention and evaluate your options.
LUCRIS Publication Management and the Scholarly Publications repository
Information on LUCRIS, Scholarly Publications and the various licenses and versions you can choose
LUMC Research Support Desk
LUMC researchers can contact the LUMC Research Support Desk (RSD). The RSD will forward questions to the right department or expert.
Legal Support for research contracts
Are you looking for legal support on research contracts and intellectual property? Leiden University has legal counsels with different expertise areas who can give you information and advice.
Leiden Journal Browser
Preferred tool to check if the university has a deal for Open Access publishing with journals/publishers
Leiden Law School Methods Portal
The Leiden Law School Methods Portal supports the flourishing of empirical legal and sociolegal scholarship at Leiden University and beyond by providing information on a broad range of empirical research methods, tools, and tips.
Leiden University Press (LUP)
Leiden University Press publishes academic books, text books, and journals
Long-term data retention
Satisfying the long-term data retention requirements
MRI Data Sharing Guide
A flowchart showing what MRI data you can share and where to find support
ORCID (Author ID)
Information on the Open Researcher and Contributor IDentifier and on how to connect ORCID to LUCRIS
This portal links you to agreements with publishers, an Open Access checklist and Scholarly Publications
Open access agreements with publishers
Link to the Journal Browser and an overview of publishers with an Open Access discount agreement with information on how enroll
Open access policy
Background information on Leiden University's Open Access Policy
Open access publication: flowchart
This overview shows the various steps you can take to make your work Open Access
Open access: funding
How to fund the costs for Open Access and meet the requirements of research funders
Patents and patenting process
Do you want to protect your invention from being commercialised by others without your consent? Find out all about patents and the patenting process. For support and advice contact the Business Development team at Luris.
Contact information for the Privacy Office
Project control: procedures and guidelines
Are you looking for procedures and guidelines in place to support efficient and effective financial management of externally funded projects? Please contact your local project control officer. Research support staff may also find the procedures and guidelines on the SharePoint site ‘Project Control’ (in Dutch). Frequently used forms and standard overviews are also available.
Protocols for collecting data at FSW
Researchers at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences use equipment to acquire physiological data, track eye-movements and simulate sensations. To work with equipment you must adhere to our protocols.
Publishing and Open Access LUMC
LUMC is committed to Open Science, the National Open Science Plan and Open Access (OA) publishing. More information on Open Access publishing can be found on the website of the Walaeus Library. The Walaeus website also has information on publishing and literature research.
Research data management checklist
A guide to sound data management at every stage of your research
Research data services catalogue
All the facilities for data management and storage for your research
Save time making RfAs, CDAs and MTAs using the Luris Contract Tool
You can easily make your own Requests for Approval (RfA), Confidentiality Agreements (CDA) and Material Transfer Agreements (MTA) with the Luris Contract Tool. The Contract Tool can easily be accessed on the Luris website.
Leiden's institutional repository that researchers should use to comply with Open Access policy
Submitting your dissertation to the Leiden Repository
Practical information on submitting your dissertation
Leiden University’s Open Access policy is based on Article 25fa of the Copyright Act, aka the ‘Taverne Amendment’
Who owns my intellectual property?
Any intellectual property that you produce while you are employed at LUMC or Leiden University will be owned by LUMC or Leiden University.
Your research in the media
Research output is not only relevant to academia. It is also important to inform the public of the discoveries that our researchers make. Do you have research results that might be of interest to the general public or media? Contact your faculty’s communication department or the Science Communications Adviser, preferably before your paper is published, to discuss the possibilities.