RCR at GW Seminar Series | "Research Misconduct: Definitions and Implications for Researchers"




Office of Research and Integrity and Compliance


GW Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Seminar will feature distinguished speaker David Wright, PhD, Professor, Michigan State University; Former Director of the U.S. Office of Research Integrity.


Following the session, attendees will:

  • understand definitions of research misconduct, including fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism;
  • recognize implications of raising allegations of research misconduct and other breaches of integrity; and
  • understand how to report concerns or allegations of misconduct.

This session is open to faculty, postdocs, students, and staff at GW, Children’s National, and academic institutions in the D.C. region. It is designed to help attendees meet the Responsible and Ethical Conduct of Research training requirements set by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and other federal agencies.

Hosted by the GW Office of the Vice Provost for Research and its Office of Research Integrity & Compliance. For questions related to the event, contact Lela Abramishvili at lela.abramishvili@gwu.edu.

GW is committed to promoting the highest standards of ethical research and scholarly conduct while pursuing its research mission. This session is part of GW’s comprehensive Responsible Conduct of Research program, which includes events hosted by the Office of Research Integrity and Compliance and other campus partners.