Misconduct/fraud in research Policy Term Definition

Fabrication, falsification, plagiarism, in proposing, performing, or reviewing research or in reporting research results. (a) Fabrication is making up data or results and recording or reporting them. (b) Falsification is manipulating research materials, equipment, or processes, or changing or omitting data or results such that the research is not accurately represented in the research. (c) Plagiarism is the appropriation of another person’s ideas, processes, results, or words without giving appropriate credit. (d) Research Misconduct does not include honest error or differences of opinion.