Ethics, Integrity, & Compliance

Duke University strives to foster an atmosphere of honesty and trust in which pursuit of knowledge can occur. Integrity of research forms the foundation of respect among scholars and students and between the academic world and the public. All members of the university community share responsibility for maintaining this climate of trust.

Offices, initiatives and policies that support this goal:

Reporting Research Concerns

Any concerns related to human research, animal research, conflict of interest, research misconduct, research financial accounting, research safety or other research compliance matters can be reported through the IntegrityLine: 1-800-826-8109 

The IntegrityLine is a telephone hotline open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can call the hotline to report a concern without giving your name. Your call will not be traced. If you want to leave your name to help answer questions about the situation, your confidentiality will be protected to the extent the law allows.