Research Integrity

Responsible Conduct of Research Policy and Procedures

The University of Guelph Responsible Conduct of Research Policy is applicable to all researchers at the University of Guelph including faculty, staff, students and others. This policy defines both the responsibilities of researchers in upholding the highest standards of research integrity and what constitutes research misconduct.  It outlines the process for making and investigating an allegation of research misconduct, describes the rights of complainants and respondents, and sets out the reporting obligations of the university. 

Reports on Research Allegations 

The University of Guelph is required under the Tri-Agency Framework: Responsible Conduct of Research to make public annual reports on confirmed findings of research misconduct and actions taken, subject to applicable laws, including privacy laws.