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University of Cincinnati
Research
Data Privacy Refers to the technical, contractual, administrative and physical steps taken by the institution to protect against unauthorized access to and disclosure of personally identifiable data of employees, students and customers and other third parties that we possess.
Export Controls A possible export incident may consist of a physical shipment of item(s) to a foreign country; hand-carrying controlled items to a foreign country; a conversation about a controlled technology with a foreign person; travel to an embargoed or sanctioned country; any dealings with an embargoed/sanctioned country; a conversation, tour, email releasing controlled technology to a foreign person.
Fraud The intentional misrepresentation or concealment of information in order to deceive, mislead, or acquire something of value. A fraud is an intentional deception perpetrated to secure an unfair gain. (Examples include: Embezzlement, Violation of Policy, Theft, Sabotage)
Human or Animal Research Inappropriate use of humans or animals involved in research.
Intellectual Property Infringement, Misappropriation or Disclosure Any unauthorized or inappropriate use, misappropriation or disclosure of confidential information (in any form) or intellectual property belonging to the institution or any institution's customer, supplier or business partner, including, without limitation, any intellectual property protected under any U.S. or other laws relating to copyrights, patents or trade secrets. Also includes any unauthorized or inappropriate use of any institution computer system.
Research - Conflict of Interest Concerns related to violations of conflict of interest policies governing researchers.
Research Environmental and Safety Matters Failure to meet the requirements of any applicable law, rule or regulation relating to the environment, working conditions or workplace safety, including, without limitation, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and similar agencies in other jurisdictions. Includes a failure to inform supervisors of the failure to meet the requirements.
Research Grant Misconduct or Misappropriation of Costs Unallowable or questionable expenditures or cost transfers to government grants, contracts or other agreements. Any expenditures or cost transfers that may be in violation of OMB Circular A-21.
Scientific Misconduct 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. Fabrication is making up data or results and recording or reprinting them. Falsification is manipulating research materials, equipment or processes, or changing or omitting data or results, such that the research is not accurately reported in the research record. Plagiarism is the appropriation of another personís ideas, processes, results, or words without giving appropriate credit.