Inappropriate behavior & misconduct

When working in Molten-Labs, our people will:


  • Behave in a way that upholds Molten-Labs’s values and the integrity and good reputation of the organisation;
  • Act ethically;
  • Act in good faith and for a proper purpose;
  • Act in the best interests of Molten-Labs;
  • Act with care and diligence;
  • Treat everyone with respect and courtesy, recognising social and cultural differences;
  • Treat colleagues fairly, equitably and with due consideration;
  • Be politically impartial and neutral;
  • Perform duties competently and with professionalism, honesty and integrity;
  • Be familiar with, and comply with, all applicable laws and regulations and Molten-Labs policies, standards and procedures relating to the position and area of work;
  • Comply with any lawful and reasonable direction given by someone in Molten-Labs who has authority to give such directions; and
  • Report all potential breaches of the Code of Conduct, including illegal activities.

Our people must not:

  • Make improper use of their position in Molten-Labs to gain, or seek to gain, benefit or advantage for themselves or any other person or organisation;
  • Provide false or misleading information;
  • Bully, victimise or discriminate against any staff member or Molten-Labs' affiliate; or
  • Behave in a way that intimidates, offends, degrades, insults or humiliates another person.

In conducting science, our people will:

  • Maintain high standards of research ethics and conduct;
  • Uphold the scientific reputation of the organisation;
  • Comply with Government regulations related to scientific research;
  • Respect human and animal research participants;
  • Ensure animals used for scientific purposes are treated humanely and ethically;
  • Use the best available science and scientific techniques;
  • Apply best available research results from Molten-Labs and other sources to their science;
  • Communicate research findings accurately and responsibly;
  • Appropriately acknowledge the role of others in research;
  • Subject research to impartial, rigorous and formal peer review;
  • Properly manage and protect Molten-Labs’s intellectual property and research data and materials;
  • Respect and properly manage the intellectual property and research data and materials of others; and
  • Alert their manager where research findings might affect Molten-Labs’s position on the subject area.

Our people must not engage in research misconduct, including fabrication or falsification of results, and plagiarism.