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For information about the procedures for reporting and investigating allegations of research misconduct, and for the required notifications to federal agencies of such allegations and investigations, refer to the Stanford University Research Policy Handbook.

PHS Policy

Office of Research Integrity (ORI) – US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

The Office of Research Integrity (ORI) promotes integrity in biomedical and behavioral research supported by the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) at about 4,000 institutions worldwide. ORI monitors institutional investigations of research misconduct and facilitates.

Other Regulations

Administrative Guide Memo 22.15, Corrective Action (pdf) is applicable to regular and academic staff.

This Guide Memo provides guidance on when and how to use corrective action in order to deal with unsatisfactory performance or with misconduct or with a combination of both.

The Faculty Handbook, Chapter 4.3, Statement on Faculty Discipline

Stanford University demands high standards of professional conduct from its faculty. In the case of a serious violation of these standards, a faculty member may face disciplinary charges under the procedures noted here.

Other Regulations the responsible conduct of research (RCR) through educational, preventive, and regulatory activities.