What is Research Integrity?

Research Integrity is the expectation that each member of the National University of Sciences and Technology has a responsibility to foster intellectual honesty and to be vigilant regarding the conduct of research and scholarship, whether their own or others.

Our Research Ethics and Plagiarism Policy is aligned with the Plagiarism Policy of Higher Education Commission (HEC). This policy requires all individuals participating in research and innovation activities to follow highest standards of academic integrity in all aspects. 

What is Research Misconduct?

NUST strives to uphold the highest standards of research integrity and will respond to allegations of research misconduct according to the Research Ethics and Plagiarism Policy.

“Research misconduct” refers to research actions or practices that deviate from the recognized ethical and professional standards of conducting research. It involves fabricating, falsifying, or plagiarizing data, as well as other forms of serious breaches of research integrity.