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 research funded under the funding schemes administered by the RGC. Any research misconduct found in RGC-funded projects/applications for RGC funding will be treated seriously and fairly. To this end, the RGC has set up two Disciplinary Committees (DCs) to handle alleged research misconduct, namely the DC (Investigation)  and the DC (Appeal) , to handle alleged research misconduct cases and appeal cases respectively.

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: