Research Integrity

The Radford University Research Integrity Office is responsible for responding to and assessing allegations of plagiarism, fabrication, and/or falsification of data to determine if they fall within the definition of research misconduct and if the allegation is sufficiently credible and specific to warrant an investigation.

The Research Integrity Officer (RIO), Ben Caldwell, Ph.D. reviews these allegations and also oversees any subsequent inquiries and investigations, including appointing expert members to inquiry and investigation committees.

For more information, contact Ben Caldwell, Institutional Official and Dean of the College of Graduate Studies and Research, Research Integrity Officer, at or 540.831.5724.

Radford University Policy and Procedures For Responding to Allegations of Research Misconduct