Policies and Procedures in Cases of Alleged Misconduct in Science

1. Definition of Scientific Misconduct Scientific misconduct may consist of fabrication, falsification, plagiarism, or other practices that seriously deviate from those that are commonly accepted within the scientific community for proposing, conducting, or reporting research.

Policies and Procedures in Cases of Alleged Misconduct in Science

See the research misconduct policy for federally funded research here.

1. Definition of Scientific Misconduct
Scientific misconduct may consist of fabrication, falsification, plagiarism, or other practices that seriously deviate from those that are commonly accepted within the scientific community for proposing, conducting, or reporting research.

Policies and Procedures in Cases of Alleged Misconduct in Science

1. Definition of Scientific Misconduct Scientific misconduct may consist of fabrication, falsification, plagiarism, or other practices that seriously deviate from those that are commonly accepted within the scientific community for proposing, conducting, or reporting research.

Reporting and Requesting Intervention

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