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Confidentiality Agreements

Disclosure date: 22 February 2012

Reference: FOI2012/009 Disclosure - SOAS

Request

a) Numbers of confidentiality agreements signed with departing staff in the last 2 years (24 months);

b) Numbers of confidentiality agreements signed with departing staff who were leaving for reasons other than redundancy;

c) Numbers of agreements signed with staff departing for reasons

(i) related to an allegation of research misconduct

(ii) following an allegation of research misconduct (made within a year of departure);

d) Numbers of allegations of research misconduct raised within the university in the last 2 years;

e) Numbers of these allegations investigated by the university in the last 2 years;

f) Numbers of these allegations found to be substantiated.

Response

a) 15

b) 7 Early retirements, 8 Voluntary severances

c i) None.

(ii) Not applicable.  

d) One (against a member of staff).

e) One.

f) None.