The mission of the Research Policy Committee (RPC) is to ensure the compliance from DKU community with the highest ethical and professional standards as well as with laws, policies and regulations imposed by the Government and a wide variety of funding agencies/sponsors DKU community submits proposals to and receives funding from. In order to do so, the RPC develops research policies by reviewing policy drafts of new policies provided by RSO and adapting them to DKU’s own needs. The Research Policy Committee also acts as the Standing Committee on Misconduct in Research. Please refer to the ‘Policies‘ page for details about relevant policies.
The research COI committee is responsible for the review and management of reported or otherwise identified potential conflicts of interest regarding individuals with a primary appointment in DKU regarding research activities. The Committee’s primary function is to protect the integrity of Duke Kunshan University’s research and education missions, as well as the integrity of the Individual. Where management of a potential conflict of interest is required, the Committee works with the Individual involved to consider all facts available and develop a management plan. Once developed, all management plans will be acknowledged by the Individual, tracked over time, and monitored. Please refer to the ‘Policies‘ page for details about relevant policies.