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Fair Promotion of Research Activities

Code of Conduct for Researchers, Etc. at Tokyo Institute of Technology

Tokyo Institute of Technology has established the "Code of Conduct for Researchers, Etc. at Tokyo Institute of Technology" based on the "Code of Conduct for Scientists" written by the Science Council of Japan in October 2006.

Misconducts in Research Activities

Misconducts in research activities are fabrication, falsification, plagiarism, and misuse of research funds.

Persons Subject to Misconducts

Persons subject to misconducts are all individuals affiliated with the Institute or engaged in research activities bearing the Institute’s name (irrespective of whether they are full-time, part-time, or students; whether their title is specially appointed faculty, researcher, research assistant (RA), or other; and whether or not they are the main recipient of research funds).

Reporting and Consultation Service Desk

Contact information for the Reporting and Consultation Service Desk for misconduct is as follows. This service desk also serves as the contact for both reports and consultations in the public interest pursuant to the Whistleblower Protection Act.

On-campus consultation
General Reporting and Consultation Service Desk
Address
2-12-1 Ookayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo
FAX
03-5734-7697
Email
Office Hours
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
except Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays and Institute holidays
Off-campus consultation
KASUMIGASEKI-SOGO LAW OFFICES
Email consultation only
Lawyer in charge
Nobuo Ishimura
Email

Important points

Names of persons submitting reports and/or receiving counsel must be disclosed. The Institute provides protection from unfair treatment for persons submitting reports (excluding cases where reports are made with malicious intent).

Responses to Misconduct (From Receipt of Report and Confirmation of Facts to investigation and response measures)

Responses to Misconduct (From Receipt of Report and Confirmation of Facts to investigation and response measures)

Tokyo Institute of Technology Plan for the Prevention of Improper Use of Education and Research Funds

Tokyo Institute of Technology has established the "Tokyo Institute of Technology Plan for the Prevention of Improper Use of Education and Research Funds" for the proper operation and management of education and research funds.