This form is developed to formally document issues of alleged misconduct relating to the research activities conducted by all SAMRC researchers. Staff members who have knowledge of occurrence of a breach of research norms and standards or research misconduct, or a have good reason to suspect that a breach of research norms and standards or research misconduct has occurred, have a duty to promptly report any reasonable suspicions to the Research Integrity Office of the SAMRC. The individual raising the issue (complainant) and the person against whom the issue is raised (respondent) are entitled to give their side of the story and be treated fairly in terms of the Principles of Natural Justice.
Research Integrity Officer: Dr Seeiso Koali
Tel: (021) 938-0393