NOTE: This procedure is consistent with the Tri-Agency Framework: Responsible Conduct of Research, Section 4: Responsibilities of Institutions. This Procedure includes application of the Tri-Agency Framework: Responsible Conduct of Research, algorithm Appendix A: Summary of Process (Tri-Agency Process for Addressing Allegations of Policy Breaches).
1. Responsibilities of the Institute
The Institute is responsible for:
a. Developing and monitoring a framework of procedures for Integrity of Research and Scholarship Policy to ensure that these reflect current acceptable standards of research;
b. Promoting integrity of research through:
c. Reviewing all disclosures of conflict of interest in terms of impact on the results of the research or the integrity of the research in accordance with the Institute’s Conflict of Interest and Standards of Ethical Conduct Policy;
d. Investigating and responding, in a timely manner, to allegations of misconduct in research in accordance with the Institute’s Investigating and Responding to Allegations of Misconduct in Research Procedure.
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