Research Protections Policies

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Introduction - Research Protection Policies

The following Research Protections policies have been promulgated by the appropriate officers of the University within their delegated responsibilities from the Board of Trustees. The Research Protections section of the Policy Manual presents Penn State policies governing the ethical conduct of University research. These Policies specify the manner in which funded and unfunded research is conducted to ensure that it is conducted responsibly and in accordance with federal regulations, policies and procedures.

Addressing Allegations of Research Misconduct (Formerly RA10, Handling Inquiries/Investigations Into Questions of Ethics in Research and in Other Scholarly Activities)



To establish policy and procedures to address allegations of research misconduct.