Under the University Code of Procedure for Alleged Misconduct in Research, "misconduct in research" is defined as
- fabrication, falsification, plagiarism, or other serious deviation from accepted practices in proposing, carrying out, and reviewing research, or in reporting results from research, or
- failure to meet material legal or University requirements governing research. This definition does not include honest error or honest differences in interpretations or judgments of data.
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