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Rights and Responsibilities

 

Individuals covered by the Research Integrity policy shall act in good faith during their involvement in the research misconduct proceedings as well as promptly provide all requested available materials and maintain strict confidentiality of the proceedings. A complete list of each individual’s rights and responsibilities is available. In addition, Rights and Responsibilities documents have been developed for the following:

 

A Respondent in a Research Integrity Proceeding
This document provides the rights and responsibilities of an individual accused of a potential act of research misconduct.

A Complainant in a Research Integrity Proceeding
This document provides the role, rights and responsibilities of an individual reporting a potential act of research misconduct.

A Witness in a Research Integrity Proceeding
This document provides the rights and responsibilities of an individual called to interview as part of a research integrity proceeding.

Members of the Committee on Research Integrity
This document provides the rights and responsibilities of the Members of the Committee on Research Integrity. 

Washington University's Research Roles and Responsibilities describe the roles and general responsibilities of key individuals and organizational units that design, conduct, report, and/or support research activities at the University. This document can also be viewed in the Resources section of this website. ​​