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.
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
- On Being a Scientist: Responsible Conduct in Research
- Integrity in Scientific Research: Creating an Environment that Promotes Responsible Conduct
National Academy Engineering Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Research Instructional Modules