Research Misconduct

Policies and Procedures

MIT’s established processes for receiving and addressing allegations of possible misconduct in research conducted by members of the MIT community are set forth in MIT’s Policies and Procedures § 10.1 Procedures for Dealing with Academic Misconduct in Research and Scholarship:

MIT's supplement to § 10.1 addresses additional criteria for allegations of misconduct in research sponsored by federal agencies.


The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) has identified suggested best practices for preventing research misconduct, as well as helpful resources.

Updated January 30, 2024