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Handling of alleged misconduct cases

The RGC attaches great importance to research integrity. Researchers are expected to observe the highest standard of integrity in the conduct of their researches funded under the funding schemes administered by the RGC. Any research improprieties found will be dealt with seriously. To this end, the RGC has set up three Disciplinary Committees (DCs) to handle alleged research improprieties, namely DC (Investigation) , DC (Penalty) and DC (Appeal) .

To enhance the transparency of the RGC's handing of alleged research misconduct cases and to achieve educational purpose, the following information is made available to the public: