The Office of Research Integrity is committed to collaborating with faculty, staff, and students to address concerns about the conduct and administration of OSU research. All concerns will be taken seriously and consideration will be given to any suggestions for improvements. Resolving issues in a collegial and respectful manner is essential to the overall process. Mechanisms for connecting with the appropriate individuals or offices are described below. Your feedback is encouraged and appreciated.
Use this form to report concerns about workplace environmental health or safety, request a consultation, or report a near-miss event to EH&S.
Contact the Research Integrity Officer (RIO) to report fabrication, falsification, or plagiarism in proposing, performing, or reviewing research, or in reporting research results.
If you wish to appeal a formal decision issued by an ORI committee, contact the Unit Lead for that office or the Chair of the committee.
Complete the ORI Feedback Form if you have comments or suggestions for the Human Research Protection Program, Animal Program Office, Research Conflict of Interest Program, Scientific Diving and Small Boat Safety Programs, Program for Responsible Research Practices, Export Control and International Compliance, or the Institutional Biosafety Office.
If you have been unable to resolve a problem after direct communication with the relevant Unit Lead, please contact the Vice President for Research.
Acronyms used throughout these pages: AOR - Authorized Organizational Representative; AVPR - Associate Vice President for Research; COC - Conflict of Commitment; EH&S - Environmental Health and Safety; IO - Institutional Official; ORI - Office for Research Integrity; PI - Principal Investigator; RCOI - Research Conflict of Interest; RO - Research Office; VPR - Vice President for Research