Report Allegations of Research Misconduct

Allegations of research misconduct will be assessed regardless of whether the allegations originate within or without the University of Illinois and whether presented electronically, in writing or orally. (UI Policy §VII.)

Please be sure that the description of any alleged misconduct is sufficiently specific to allow the allegations to be investigated. Failure to provide sufficient information may result in allegations not being brought to the Inquiry stage (UIC Procedures §V.C.).

If you are reporting allegation of research misconduct and wish to remain anonymous, be assured the any credible allegations will be investigated (UI Policy §VII.). To assure anonymity is maintained, please be sure that your description does not contain any self-identifying information. Failure to review the information may result in inadvertent disclosure of your identity. If you supply your name and email, the RIO will maintain anonymity upon request to the extent possible, but if you do not supply a name or email and no identifying information is supplied, the RIO is best able to maintain anonymity.

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