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USF System USF USFSP USFSM USFP Number: 0-301
 

Summary: POLICY
USF System USF USFSP USFSM USFP
Number: 0-301
Subject: Misconduct in Research
Date of Origin: 12-06-89 Date Last Amended: 01-29-09 Date Last Reviewed: 01-29-09
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I. INTRODUCTION
A. Statement of Purpose
The purpose of research within the University of South Florida System (USF System) is to
create and disseminate, in the appropriate forum, knowledge from all disciplines
represented within the USF System and to foster an active learning environment for
students. Society expects academic research to reflect an honest attempt to describe
research results accurately and without bias. Validity and accuracy in the proposing,
collecting, and reporting of data are essential to the scientific process. Dishonesty in these
endeavors is contrary to the very nature of research, that is, the pursuit of truth.
Creating and preserving an environment in which activities that interfere with an honest
search for truth are not tolerated is the shared responsibility of every member of the USF
System community. Each member must be dedicated to maintaining the highest standards
in the conduct of research. It is the responsibility of each researcher to become informed
of the ethical principles in effect in the research community and to behave in accord with

  

Source: Arslan, Hüseyin - Department of Electrical Engineering, University of South Florida

 

Collections: Engineering