Artificial intelligence (AI)
Generative AI website
Guidance, policies and information about using Generative AI for staff and students. Find out more about Generative AI (Gen AI) and how you can use it in your studies, research or teaching. AI is a rapidly developing area, and we recommend you regularly check this site to see new content to help you.
AI and assessments
As a general principle, you can use generative AI to help you learn but cannot use AI to generate or falsify work. You may use Gen AI in ways that support your learning, enhance your ability to achieve your learning outcomes, and prepare you to succeed in your future career.
Categories of assessments
There is a red, amber and green three-tier categorisation for using Generative AI (Gen AI) in assessments. They are intended to help you understand how to use Generative AI tools in a particular assessment. They are not rigidly defined.
Acknowledging use of Generative AI
In all cases, you are required to truthfully acknowledge what elements of any assignment are your own work or ideas, and what has come from other sources – including Gen AI. You must acknowledge the use of Gen AI in an ‘Acknowledgements’ section when you have used it as a functional tool to assist you as you were creating any academic work.
Gen AI quick checklist
We've put together a quick checklist If you are deciding on whether and how to use Gen AI tools in your studies. It provides a framework for ensuring good academic practice is followed when using Gen AI tools.
Generative AI guidance for taught students
We've put together all the information you might need in one document. This explains what AI is, the pros and cons of how it can be used, plus guidance to support you in understanding how to use it during your time at the University of Leeds.
AI use in research
It is your responsibility to ensure that all your activities using AI are carried out ethically and within the University's regulations. If you're a research supervisor, your responsibility is to ensure that your students are fully informed of University policies and regulations about ethical and responsible use of AI in their teaching and research work.
Academic integrity means engaging in good academic practice. This involves essential academic skills, such as keeping track of where you find ideas and information and referencing these accurately in your work. Responsible use of AI is part of academic integrity.
Artificial Intelligence Society in LUU
Interested in AI? The AI society in LUU aims to help give all those involved in AI a bigger voice and platform, and to help with publicising events. If you're curious about AI, looking to learn a few things or an expert looking to meet like minded people find out more