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TWU is responsible for the prevention, detection, and investigation of research misconduct and shall take action to ensure the integrity of research, the protection of the rights of research subjects and the public, the protection of the health and safety of the public, and the observance of legal requirements related to research. All faculty members engaged in research at TWU are responsible for fostering an environment of intellectual honesty and integrity in research. 

 Research misconduct is fabrication, falsification, or plagiarism in proposing, performing, or reviewing research, or in reporting research results. All TWU faculty members shall report observed, suspected, or apparent research misconduct to the Director of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP). The University Policy #5.04 on Research Misconduct can be found on the TWU website under University Policies and on the ORSP webpage at

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