Research Integrity

  • Responsible Conduct of Research - NIU faculty, staff, and students who are conducting research are required to participate in continuous RCR training.
  • Reporting Concerns - Use this page to find who to contact for specific areas of concern or to report allegations of misconduct.
  • Research Misconduct - The Research Misconduct policy is in place to ensure that NIU maintains the highest level of research integrity.
  • Conflict of Interest - All researchers are encouraged to review the Conflict of Interest policies to ensure research integrity.
  • Export Control - Researchers are responsible for compliance with export control regulations.
  • Controlled Substances - For use of otherwise illegal substances for legitimate research purposes, researchers must comply with federal regulations and NIU policies and procedures.
  • Foreign Influence in Research - Researchers must be aware of these federal guidelines.