Ada Sue Selwitz, Director
Research Compliance Officer
or toll-free at: 1-866-400-9428
Research misconduct is defined as plagiarism; fabrication or intentional falsification of data, research procedures or data analysis; or other deliberate misrepresentation in proposing, conducting, reporting or reviewing research. It does not include honest error or honest differences in interpretations or judgments of data.
In cases of allegations involving activities submitted to or supported by a federal agency, the definition for research misconduct specified in the agency's regulations will apply.
- Administrative Regulation 7:1 ( formerly II-4.0-2 ) Research Misconduct [PDF]
- Public Health Service (PHS) Policies on Research
Misconduct; Final Rule [HTML]
- Requirements for Institutional Policies and Procedures on Research Misconduct Under the New PHS Policies on Research Misconduct - 42 CFR Part 93
Policy for Responding to Allegations of Research
Misconduct on Federally Funded Protocols [PDF]
ORI Policy on Plagiarism [HTML]
- Authorship: Points to Consider - University of Kentucky guidance [HTML]
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