Faculty Handbook: Academic Responsibilities of Faculty
2.25  Research and Scholarly Misconduct Policies and Procedures

The University of Arkansas is committed to integrity in research and scholarly activity. Research and Scholarly Misconduct Policies and Procedures apply to all research activities, whether they are unfunded, funded by the university, or have extramural funding from state, federal or private agencies. These regulations govern the preparation and approval of proposals for funding, the process of conducting research, and the presentation or publication of research results. It does not address the treatment of humans or animals as research subjects. All individuals who may be involved with an ongoing research project or with a project for which an application has been submitted are governed by these policies. These policies apply to any person paid by, under the control of, or affiliated with the university, such as administrators, faculty, scientists, trainees, technicians and other staff members, students, fellows, guest researchers, or collaborators at the University of Arkansas. See the full text of the Research and Scholarly Misconduct Policies and Procedures at the Research Compliance web site http://vpred.uark.edu/units/rscp/.