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
Information about identifying partners & types of collaborations to construct research consortia
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.
FAIR data and software
Best practices and support on how to make your data and software FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable)
Information on projects relating to second and third income streams, research funding, (financial) project management, VAT, and invoicing
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.
Launching your project to a wider audience
Communication department of your faculty can advise you on communicating your project from the start
Legal Support for research contracts
Information on legal support for research contracts and other types of formal agreements
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
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 publication: flowchart
This overview shows the various steps you can take to make your work Open Access
Research funding by the Leiden University Fund (LUF)
Local funding opportunities by the LUF
Research funding support
Your point of contact for research funding support
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.
Leiden's institutional repository that researchers should use to comply with Open Access policy
Scholarly information: library resources for your research
Would you like guidance on how to search for relevant resources for your research? In Leiden University Libraries' subject guides you can find an overview of databases, reference works and websites for research in a specific discipline. Need a book, database, journal or other materials the library doesn’t own? Submit your acquisition request.
Starting with public outreach
Information on why and how to engage with the media and the general public
Step-by-step plan for project management
What to do to successfully manage your project
Strengthen your CV
Guide to improving your CV for a grant application
Who owns my intellectual property?
Information on intellectual property along with useful links
Working in a lab at FSW
The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences has a variety of laboratories housed in several Leiden University buildings. Check out the locations of the labs and read our house rules for using lab facilities or doing research on location.
Writing an application for a collaborative grant
Tools to help you write a collaborative grant
Writing for an individual grant
Tools to help you write an individual grant