Research Integrity Policies
The following policies and procedures govern academic scholarship and research activities conducted at the University of Illinois.
- Conflict of Commitment and Interest (COCI)
- Policy and Procedures on Academic Integrity in Research and Publication
Links to Federal Agency research integrity policies
Sexual Misconduct and Research
UIS is firmly committed to the highest levels of research integrity, which includes fostering diversity and inclusion and maintaining environments free from discrimination based on sex or gender, and free of sexual misconduct. Sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment, stalking, domestic or dating violence, and sexual assault are prohibited in the research environment, whether in the lab, in the field, or at a conference.
Title IX at UIS
UIS supports the campus community with the office of the Title IX Coordinator. The policies and procedures, as well as training materials and links to counseling services and other assistance, are available on the Title IX website.
To report an incident, follow the procedures outlined by the Title IX Coordinator.
In an emergency, please contact the UIS Campus Police at 217-206-7777.
The Women’s Center at UIS maintains a list of local resources to assist victims of sexual misconduct.
The National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health have issued statements to the scientific research community prohibiting sexual harassment of any type.
Research Integrity Violations
If you suspect that someone associated with UIS is violating the research integrity policy, please contact the Research Integrity Officer, Dr. Lucia Vazquez (217 206-7337, email@example.com).
You can also report suspected violations anonymously through the University of Illinois EthicsLine, 1-866-758-2146.