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WSU Research Ethics

Ethics policies

Maintaining the highest standards for academic research

Washington State University ethics, conflict of interest, and technology transfer policy

The purpose of this policy is to promote integrity and objectivity in University research, including research funded by federal grants or cooperative agreements, and to meet regulatory requirements.

Executive Policy #27.

Responding to allegations of research misconduct

All members of the Washington State University community share responsibility for promoting and maintaining principles of academic integrity. The University expects researchers to adhere to the highest ethical standards in the conduct of research activities. It is committed to vigorously enforcing those standards.

Good faith complainants are protected from retaliation by the provisions of state law and University policy.

Executive Policy #33.

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