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.

Laura Jacobsen
Laura Jacobsen, Interim Dean of the College of Graduate Studies and Research

The Research Integrity Officer (RIO), Laura Jacobsen, PhD, Dean, reviews these allegations and also oversees any subsequent inquiries and investigations, including appointing expert members to inquiry and investigation committees.

For more information, contact Laura Noll, Research Compliance Manager, at lnoll@radford.edu or 540-831-5290, or Laura Jacobsen, PhD, Interim Dean of the College of Graduate Studies and Research, Research Integrity Officer, at ljacobsen@radford.edu or 540-831-5470.

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