Research Integrity & Misconduct
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.
Report Research Misconduct
Do you have a complaint or concern about research compliance?
Anonymous complaints can be filed using the University’s Compliance Helpline, accessible here, but hosted through EthicsPoint’s secure servers.
We want to hear from you.
Call the Office of Research Oversight at (202) 687-3911.
Integrity in Scientific Research Videos
Produced by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office of Research Integrity, this video series introduces key topics and ethical dilemmas in the responsible conduct of research.