Protection of those accused of misconduct

You have been accused of research misconduct – Now what?
To provide guidance on written policies and procedures for addressing allegations of research misconduct to institutions, that receive Public Health Service biomedical research funding.
These guidelines aim at the fair treatment of the “respondent”, i.e. the person against whom an allegation of research misconduct is directed or who is the subject of a research misconduct proceeding (§93.225).
Reference of the resource
The Office for Research Integrity, Public Health Service Policies on Research Misconduct; Final Rule, 42 C.F.R. Part 93.
Dealing with breaches of RI
Protection of those accused of misconduct
Type of resource:
Relevant discipline(s):
Relevant stakeholder(s):
Pre-graduate students
Post-graduate students
PhD candidates
Early career researchers
Senior researchers
Research administrators
Members of Research Ethics Committees
Members of Research Integrity Offices/Bodies
RPO senior management staff (Rectors, Deans)
Relevant organisational level(s):
System (macro level)
Institution (meso level)