References and Resources

References and Resources


Federal agencies (e.g., Public Health Service) have published research integrity and/or misconduct regulations that define research misconduct, prescribe time limits for inquiry and investigation, and require reporting to the agencies under certain conditions and process stages. The university complies with the federal regulations, as applicable, and follows RES-004 (Research Misconduct Policy) regardless of the presence or absence of external funding/sponsorship of a specific research project.


UVA Research Misconduct Policy   This policy and the associated procedures apply to all individuals at the University of Virginia engaged in research.


Defining the Role of Author and Contributors ICMJE guideance that describes the importance of authorship and defines the basis for authorship and non-author contributors.

  • Singapore Statement on Research Integrity Website outlining research integrity principles and responsibilities for the international research community; designed to foster global research integrity.
  • Montreal Statement on Research Integrity (PDF) Outlines the responsibilities of individuals and institutions when collaborating in cross-boundary research; builds upon the responsibilities defined in the Singapore Statement.
  • 5 Ways Supervisors Can Promote Research Integrity

    Office of Research Integrity (ORI) infographic.  Download and post in your unit or use as part of your unit's RCR training.

  • Guidelines for Authorship and Avoiding Authorship Disputes (PDF) UVA guidance that supplements the university's "RES-004: Research Misconduct".