Research Misconduct

Policy number: 
13.006
Policy description: 

In order to maintain the public trust, UNT is committed to promoting the highest possible ethical standards in research and scholarly conduct.  The occurrence of research misconduct undermines the integrity of the institution and damages the reputation of all researchers affiliated with the institution.  Therefore, the University must respond appropriately whenever an allegation of research misconduct is made.  The purpose of the University‚Äôs research misconduct policy is to define actions constituting research misconduct and to establish clear and coherent procedures for responding to research misconduct allegations in a thorough, timely, and fair manner.

See full policy (PDF): 
PDF icon Research Misconduct
Policy owner: VP for Research and Economic Development
Policy contact: 
Jamie Peno
Director, Office of Research Integrity and Compliance
Division for Research and Economic Development
Applies to: 
Faculty, Staff, Students, All University
Date Issued: 
Friday, February 23, 1990

Last updated: 

Date: 
2011-03-02
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Revised to comply with the research misconduct requirements of the U.S. Public Health Service, 42 CFR Part 93; the National Science Foundation (NSF 05-131, Ch. IX, Research Misconduct, 930-933); the Office of Science and Technology (Fed. Research Misconduct Policy 65 Fed. Reg. 76,260; and any other applicable research misconduct requirements of agencies or entities providing research funding to UNT. Effective 3/2/2011.
Date: 
2007-03-01
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
2005-01-01
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
2001-05-01
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
1999-07-09
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
1996-08-01
Action: 
Revision