The University of Arizona

Research Integrity Program

Welcome to the University of Arizona Research Integrity Program

In accordance with UA Policy, the Research Integrity Officer (RIO) receives and manages allegations of misconduct in research within the UA community.  The UA RIO oversees inquiries and investigations, including sequestration of evidence and appointing expert members to inquiry and investigation committees.

Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns related to a research integrity matter.

Research Misconduct: Research misconduct means fabrication, falsification, or plagiarism in proposing, performing, or reviewing research, or in reporting research results. For further guidance, please contact us or visit The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Research Integrity: http://ori.hhs.gov/definition-misconduct