University of Hawai‘i
Research Compliance


RCR Resources

Below please find links to core topics for education in the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) courtesy of the United States Department of Health & Human Services Office of Research Integrity (ORI).

General Education

Human Studies

Animal Studies


Peer Review



Data Management

Conflict of Interest

Information Resources

United States Awarding Agencies and Departments Regulations for Handling Allegations of Research Misconduct

Each federal awarding agency or department has its own policies for preventing and handling research misconduct to which universities that receive funding from that federal source must comply. Become familiar with the research misconduct policies of a funding source before you apply.

Additional Resources