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

Research Misconduct & Detrimental Research Practices

Definitions, policies, and reporting procedures

For information or to report concerns
Director & Research Integrity Officer
(541) 737-9502
  • HHS proposes revisions to research misconduct policy
  • Journal Editors and Federal Agencies on AI
  • NSF, NIH regulatory changes and policy updates
Training Resources

RCR courses, modules, books, videos, and other instructional materials

Training Requirements

Funding agency requirements for RCR training

Rigor, Reproducibility, Data Management and Sharing

Requirements, guidance, and resources


Guidelines, sample agreements, and practices to prevent and resolve disputes

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