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Our Mission

  • Identifying compliance risks in our research practices and communicating those risks to the research community;
  • Partnering with the research community in innovative and effective ways to minimize and manage research risks;
  • Educating the research community with respect to appropriate business practices related to the conduct of research at Northwestern University; and
  • Monitoring and correcting non-compliance in accordance with University and federal guidelines.


The new conflict of interest (COI) regulations are effective as of August 24, 2012.

For details on the new training requirement and for the updated Northwestern policy, please visit Northwestern University Conflict of Interest (NUCOI).
Download the Winter 2014. In this issue:
  • OMB Guidance Reform
  • A Community Centered Approach to Science
  • Did You Know? Quick facts relating to research at Northwestern University
  • Introducing Suzanne Sokalski
  • New Manager of Education and Training in OSR-Chicago
  • Upcoming Research Administration Training Seminar

For previous ORI newsletters and the Federal Office of Research Integrity newsletter please visit Research Integrity News


Research misconduct is defined as the fabrication, falsification, or plagiarism of proposing, reviewing, or performing research, or in reporting research results. Research misconduct does not include honest error or differences of opinion.

Misconduct findings according to rank of the offender from 1994-2003

Information regarding the costs associated with a research misconduct investigation.

Effort Reporting 101 - Chicago
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

February 2014:
Research Administration Training Seminar on the Evanston Campus

See a complete listing of research related training.


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