Research Integrity Officer

The UNC Charlotte Research Integrity Officer is responsible for allegations of research misconduct including plagiarism, falsification, and fabrication of research materials.  The Research Integrity Officer is:

Dr. Thomas Reynolds, Associate Provost and Dean
The Graduate School
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Students, faculty and/or staff should free to contact the Officer should they have questions or concerns about any research integrity matter. Discussions are confidential.  Download the RIO Infographic.

The University's Research Misconduct Policy and Procedures are located at the links below:

University Policy 309, Responding to Allegations of Misconduct in Research and Scholarship

Specific procedures for responding to allegations of misconduct in research and scholarship

All employees of the University are responsible for reporting any information which they may have concerning violations of this Policy. If you believe that you have information concerning a violation of this Policy at UNC Charlotte, you should report that information to the Research Integrity Officer. If you are not sure whether the matter which concerns you is a violation of the Policy, you may consult with the Research Integrity Officer before filing an official complaint.

Additional Resources:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Research Integrity

National Institutes of Health, Research Integrity

UNC Charlotte Graduate School Academic Integrity/RCR

UNC Charlotte Office of Research Compliance