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Research Misconduct
Berkeley Lab’s policy is to investigate allegations of research misconduct fairly, effectively, and expeditiously.  Research misconduct is defined as fabrication, falsification, or plagiarism in proposing, performing, or reviewing research, or in reporting research results. Research misconduct does not include authorship disputes or honest differences of opinion. Go here to view the Lab’s policy on research misconduct. If you have a concern about research misconduct, contact the Research and Institutional Integrity Office at; you may also submit concerns anonymously through the LBNL hotline at

A few of many online resources that promote responsible conduct of research are available here.




Last updated 03/05/2015
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