Integrity in Research Sitemap

  1. Introduction
  2. General Information
    1. Introduction to general information
    2. Responsible Conduct in Research
    3. Federal regulations
    4. Compliance
      1. Compliance Committees
      2. Institutional Assurances
  3. Staff
  4. Intellectual Property
    1. Copyrights
    2. Patents and Inventions
    3. Intellectual Property Committee
    4. Helpful Links
  5. CIPSHI
  6. IACUC
  7. Biosafety Committee
  8. Chemical Safety Committee
  9. Radiation Safety Committee
  10. Conflict of Interest
  11. Responsible Conduct
  12. Online Training
    1. Office of Research Integrity (ORI), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    2. General RCR Training - http://ori.dhhs.gov/education/products/rcr_general.shtml
    3. Research Misconduct - http://ori.dhhs.gov/education/products/rcr_misconduct.shtml
    4. Conflicts of Interest and Commitment - http://ori.dhhs.gov/education/products/rcr_conflict.shtml
    5. Peer Review - http://ori.dhhs.gov/education/products/rcr_peer_review.shtml
    6. Publication Practices and Responsible Authorship - http://ori.dhhs.gov/education/products/rcr_authorship.shtml
    7. Mentorship Educational Resources - http://ori.dhhs.gov/education/products/rcr_mentoring.shtml
    8. Data Acquisition, Management, Sharing and Ownership - http://ori.dhhs.gov/education/products/rcr_data.shtml
    9. Avoiding plagiarism, self-plagiarism, and other questionable writing practices: A guide to ethical writing - http://ori.dhhs.gov/education/products/plagiarism/
    10. National Institutes of Health
      1. Grant Tutorials - http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/default.htm
    11. Columbia University
      1. Responsible Conduct Research Courses - http://ccnmtl.columbia.edu/projects/rcr/
  13. Regulations
    1. Federal Regulations
      1. Office of Science and Technology
        1. Federal Policy on Research Misconduct - http://ori.dhhs.gov/policies/fed_research_misconduct.shtml
      2. U.S.Department of Health and Human Services: Office of Research Integrity (ORI)
        1. ORI Policy on Plagiarism - http://ori.dhhs.gov/policies/plagiarism.shtml
        2. ORI Responses to Issues Arising from Inquiries and Investigations - http://ori.dhhs.gov/misconduct/inquiry_issues.shtml
        3. ORI Guidelines for Institutions and Whistleblowers: Responding to Possible Retaliation Against Whistleblowers in Extramural Research - http://ori.dhhs.gov/misconduct/Guidelines_Whistleblower.shtml
      3. National Institutes of Health (NIH)
        1. Policy and Guidance - http://www.grants.nih.gov/grants/policy/policy.htm
        2. Compliance Oversight - http://www.grants.nih.gov/grants/compliance/compliance.htm
        3. Peer Review Policies and Practices - http://www.grants.nih.gov/grants/peer/peer.htm
        4. Intellectual Property Policy - http://www.grants.nih.gov/grants/intell-property.htm
      4. National Science Foundation (NSF)
        1. The NSF Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide - http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/policydocs/pappguide/nsf09_29/nsf0929.pdf
      5. Institutional Policies
      6. Council of Higher Education
        1. Certification 93-140 (1993) – Institutional policy on copyright
        2. Certification  135 (1988-1989) – Graduate student assistantships
        3. Certification 130 (1988-1989) – Obtaining, utilizing and supervising external funds
        4. Certification 44 (1984-1985) – Policies to regulate disciplinary procedures for university personnel, as amended by Certification 94 (1989-1990)
      7. Office of the President
        1. Circular Letter 88-07 (1988) – Public policy regarding sexual harassment, as amended by Circular Letter 95-06 (1995)
      8. Office of the Chancellor
        1. Circular Letter 24 (2001-2002) [Amended] – Creation of post-doctoral researcher position at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus (2 pages)
        2. Circular Letter 04 (2002-2003) [Amended] – Creation of an associate researcher position at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus
        3. Circular Letter 27 (2000-2001) [Amended] -  Incentives policy for researchers at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus
        4. Circular Letter 95-01 (1995) – Unauthorized reproduction of copyright-protected projects
      9. Board of Trustees
        1. Certification 63 (2007-2008) - Policy on conflicts of interests and disclosure of financial interests and other sponsored programs
        2. Certification 45 (2006-2007) - The system-wide policy for responding to allegations of possible research misconduct
        3. Certification 90 (2004-2005) – Institutional policy on opening and access to university property
        4. Certification 58 (2004-2005) – Policy against discrimination at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus (2 pages)
        5. Certification 132 (2002-2003) – Patents, inventions and their commercialization
        6. Certification 32 (1999-2000) UPR policy on the use of illicit drugs, controlled substances, and alcohol abuse
        7. Certification 33 (1999-2000) UPR regulations on the use of illicit drugs, controlled substances, and alcohol abuse
        8. Certification 24 (1996-1997) – Creation of the category of appointment of adjunct professors at the University of Puerto Rico (4 pages)
        9. Certification 23 (1996-1997) – Multidisciplinary and multi-campus research institutes, as amended by Certification 81 (1996-1997)
  14. Useful Links