Research Integrity

Responsible Conduct of Research

NIU faculty, staff, and students who are conducting research are required to participate in continuous RCR training.

Reporting Concerns

Use this page to find who to contact for specific areas of concern or to report allegations of misconduct.

Research Misconduct

The Research Misconduct policy is in place to ensure that NIU maintains the highest level of research integrity.

Conflict of Interest

All researchers are encouraged to review the Conflict of Interest policies to ensure research integrity.

Export Control

Researchers are responsible for compliance with export control regulations.

Controlled Substances

For use of otherwise illegal substances for legitimate research purposes, researchers must comply with federal regulations and NIU policies and procedures.