Journal/Book/Conference Title Title
2015 4th World Conference on Research Integrity, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
This poster presentation shares preliminary results from a national survey, funded by the U.S. Office of Research Integrity, to investigate the perceptions of research misconduct by faculty researchers from four disciplinary areas (biology, social work, sociology, and psychology). About 4,500 faculty from 107 randomly selected researchintensive and master’s universities were invited to participate. Respondents assessed scenarios depicting more and less serious researcher misbehavior and reported how likely they would be to take those actions under the same circumstances. They also rated their perceptions of how wrong the actions were, how likely the actions were to become known to others, and what sanctions might be applied if the actions were to become known. In addition, respondents reported their perceptions of organizational justice in their own research environments and the level of funding they are expected to garner to support their own salaries.
Department of Social Work
Center for Academic Ethics
Original Publication Date
UNI ScholarWorks, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa
©2015 Anita M. Gordon and Helen C. Harton
Gordon, Anita M. and Harton, Helen, "University faculty perceptions of research practices and misconduct" (2015). Faculty Publications. 5.