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.
Application decision tool
An application decision tool for grant applications: the do’s and don’ts of grant applications
Assessment by Ethics Committee
Do you want to know how to do research in an ethically responsible way? An Ethics Committee can advise you and assess your research proposal for ethical issues.
Basics of grant writing
How to write a successful grant proposal
Building a network
Advice on where to start and how to set up successful collaborations and networks
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.
Consortium and grant agreements
Information on consortium and grant agreements
Data Management Regulations
University regulations on the management, storage and provision of research data
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 Impact Assessment (DPIA)
Information on processing personal data
Data Protection Officer
Contact information for the Data Protection Officer
Data management in grant applications
Advice on how to write a section on data management in your grant application
Data management plan (DMP)
All information about your data, including online help and courses.
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.
EU Ethics review
How to pass the Ethics review
Researchers at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences use equipment to acquire physiological data, track eye-movements and simulate sensations. Read about the available equipment at the faculty.
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.
FAIR data and software
Best practices and support on how to make your data and software FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable)
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.
Useful tips for finding the grant you are looking for
Current research funding opportunities and guidelines to maximise your chance of success
How to match your idea with the right funding opportunity
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Information on the GDPR
Getting signatures and statements
A useful guide to ensure you get the signatures and approval you need to get your project started
Steps to take once you have been awarded your grant
Impact, valorisation and exploitation in research grants
How to determine and describe the impact of your research
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.
Lab safety at FSW
To ensure safety when working in a laboratory, a number of rules apply. Have a look at the different protocols.
Laboratories of Humanities
Find an overview, more information and contact details of all Humanities laboratories here.
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 registration numbers
Overview of registration numbers for your reference
Lobbying and strategic networking
Find out how it works and what you can do as a research or support staff member
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
Online Scientific Integrity Module
Practical guidelines and information on research integrity, ethical standards for researchers, research ethics, questionable research practices, fabrication, falsification and plagiarism
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 publication: flowchart
This overview shows the various steps you can take to make your work Open Access
Overview research facilities
Here you will find an overview of laboratories, equipment and other research facilities at Leiden University. Including availability, conditions and contact persons.
Research data services catalogue
All the facilities for data management and storage for your research
Research software for FSW
All lab computers at Social and Behavioural Sciences have packages of the most common research software installed. It's also possible to request other software to be installed on a lab computer, or your work computer.
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.