The University of Nebraska at Omaha is committed to maintaining an academic environment based on intellectual honesty and integrity. UNO expects ethical conduct from all those engaged in research. UNO is committed to preventing misconduct in research and creative activity and supporting good faith efforts to intervene and remedy any such misconduct.
Misconduct in research means fabrication, falsification, plagiarism, or other practices that seriously deviate from those that are commonly accepted within the scientific community for proposing, conducting, or reporting research. It does not include honest error or honest differences in interpretations or judgments of data.
Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)
In response to a January 2010 federal certification requirement, the Office of Research and Creative Activity, with administrative support from the Office of Sponsored Programs and Research, oversees the delivery of appropriate training in the responsible and ethical conduct of research to undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral researchers who conduct research with the support of any National Science Foundation funding and certain types of National Institutes of Health funding. Further information on Responsible Conduct of Research: