University Topics

2017-12-19

Results of our Official Investigation into Research Misconduct at Tottori University

 Tottori University has identified several incidents of research misconduct in four papers published by a former Associate Professor at our university. We hereby announce the results of our official investigation.

 

 We deeply regret the occurrence of this misconduct and sincerely apologize to the people and organizations affected as well as to the Japanese public.

 

 In light of this incident, our University will make greater efforts to raise awareness of research ethics and ensure compliance to high ethical standards among faculty and staff, and take all necessary measures to prevent a recurrence of such acts in future.

 

Ryota TESHIMA

Tottori University President

 

 

NOTE: Detail of the Results of Investigation can be seen from the following link.

PDF: https://www.tottori-u.ac.jp/secure/15684/Results_of_investigation_2.pdf