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West Virginia University has an Office of Academic Integrity that deals with allegations of research misconduct, including plagiarism, falsification and fabrication of research materials. You may review the Research Misconduct Policy with either:
- Policy and Procedures for Responding to Allegations of Academic Misconduct at West Virginia University (PDF) (applies to conduct occurring before May 9, 2011)
- West Virginia University Research Integrity Procedure (PDF) (applies to conduct occurring on or after May 9, 2011)
All employees of the University are responsible for reporting any information which they may have concerning violations of this Policy. If you believe that you have information concerning a violation of this Policy on any of the campuses of West Virginia University, you should report that information to the Research Integrity Officer. If you are not sure whether the matter which concerns you is a violation of the Policy, you may consult with the Research Integrity Officer before filing an official complaint.
All University employees engaged in research are responsible for adhering to standards of research integrity. If you would like training on the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR), please go to CITI Online Courses for RCR training or call the ORIC if you would like to schedule a presentation for your students, faculty, or staff.
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