Research Misconduct

Research misconduct is defined in GVSU policies and is understood as the fabrication, falsification, or plagiarism in proposing, performing, or reviewing research, or in research results, and/or engaging in ordering, advising or suggesting that subordinates engage in misconduct in research, scholarship or creative activities. Research misconduct does not include honest error or differences of opinion. This policy does not cover authorship disputes unless they involve plagiarism.

Procedures for Responding to Allegations of Research Misconduct at GVSU 

Additional Resources

National Endowment for the Humanities Research Misconduct Policy

National Science Foundation Research Misconduct Information

Department of Health and Human Services - Office of Research Integrity

National Academic Press

National Academy Engineering Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Research Instructional Modules



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