AUB is committed to maintaining the highest level of integrity fundamental to all research activity. Thus, all investigators, including students, faculty, staff, scholars and trainees, should become familiar with AUB's rules, guidelines, and policies related to the responsible conduct of research.
AUB Rules and Regulations Relevant for Research Integrity
Included are topics such as principles of ethical conduct, intellectual property, authorship, conflict of interest, etc., which apply to research in all fields:
University Policy and Procedures Concerning Research Misconduct
Principles of Ethical Conduct
Code of Business Ethics
Intellectual Property Policy
Arbitration of Authorship Disputes
Conflict of Interest
Reporting of Research Misconduct
Research misconduct is a serious concern with ethical and legal implications. The provost is the institutional officer to whom all reports of research misconduct allegations are submitted, as per the University Policy and Procedures Concerning Research Misconduct.
Safe Reporting of Research Misconduct
AUB has established a Safe Reporting Policy to encourage the reporting of conduct in violation of the university's ethical standards while protecting the identity of the person making the report to the extent possible.