Welcome to the University of Arizona Research Integrity Program
In accordance with the University Handbook of Appointed Personnel Policy 2.13.09 "Responding to Allegations of Research Misconduct" the Research Integrity Officer (RIO) receives and oversees the confidential process of assessing and investigating allegations of misconduct concerning research conducted at, for, or on behalf of the University of Arizona. The institution's procedures for responding to allegations of Research Misconduct are available here.
Research Misconduct: means Fabrication, Falsification, or Plagiarism in proposing, performing, or reviewing scholarly, Research, or creative endeavors, or in reporting Research results or the results of creative endeavors. Research Misconduct does not include honest error or differences in interpretation or judgments in evaluating Research methods or results or differences of opinion.
Please contact the RIO if you have allegations, questions or concerns related to a potential research misconduct matter.