Oregon State University is committed to fostering an environment that facilitates research integrity and we are obligated, as an R1 institution and recipient of federal funding, to demonstrate that this is central to our mission. As such, the Program for Responsible Research Practices provides guidance, training resources, and support for students, staff, scholars, and faculty in their efforts to maintain and model integrity in research.

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

What it is and why it matters

Training Resources

RCR courses, modules, books, videos, and other materials to support students, instructors, and researchers

Training Requirements

Funding agency requirements for RCR training

Rigor, Reproducibility, Data Management and Sharing

Requirements, guidance, and resources

Includes resources to help researchers prepare for the January 25, 2023 effective date of the NIH Data Management and Sharing policy

Research Misconduct & Detrimental Research Practices

Definitions, policies, and reporting procedures

Program Contact 

For information or to report concerns:

Lisa Leventhal, Director & Research Integrity Officer
Program for Responsible Research Practices
(541) 737-9502

If you would like to make an anonymous report related to any violation of ethical standards or institutional policies, we encourage you to use the Accountability & Integrity Hotline: EthicsPoint