In accordance with the revision of MEXT's "Guideline for Measures against Inappropriate Conduct Concerning Research Activities" and "Guidelines (Implementation Criteria) for the Management and Auditing of Public Research Funds at Research Institutions," the UoA has established the following internal regulations, etc. as of March 31, 2015.

  1. The Regulations on the Prevention of Impropriety Concerning Research Activities, the Public University Corporation, the University of Aizu(2016.06.23 update)
  2. The Outline for the Establishment of the Inappropriate Conduct Investigation Committee, the Public University Corporation, the University of Aizu
  3. The Regulations Concerning the Handling of Public Research Funds at the Public University Corporation, the University of Aizu(2016.06.23 update)
  4. The Outline for the Establishment of the Office for the Compliance Promotion of the Public University Corporation, the University of Aizu(2016.06.23 update)
  5. The Code of Conduct Regarding the Use of Public Research Funds at the Public University Corporation, the University of Aizu
  6. The Impropriety Prevention Plan of the Public University Corporation, the University of Aizu(2016.06.23 update)

The organization for preventing the prevent inappropriate conduct concerning research activities and the misappropriation of public research funds is as follows.

  1. UoA's New Organization Pursuant to the Revision of MEXT Guidelines

The organization for preventing inappropriate conduct concerning research activities shall include the following positions.

  • Chief Executive Officer (University President)
  • Chief Research Ethics Education Officer (Regent in Charge of Education and Academic Affairs)
Inappropriate Conduct Investigation Committees shall be formed as needed.

The organization for the misappropriation of public research funds shall include the following positions.

  • Chief Executive Officer (University President)
  • Chief Operating Officer (Regent in Charge of General Affairs and Financial Affairs)
  • Chief Compliance Officer (Deputy Director General Assigned to the University Administration Office.)
Further, the Office for the Compliance Promotion has been established as a full-time organization.

Starting in FY2015, the UoA will implement measures related to research ethics and compliance education and other efforts to prevent inappropriate conduct concerning research activities and the misappropriation of public research funds.

To Vendors

The UoA shall determine a policy for punishing vendors engaged in inappropriate transactions (hereinafter, "Punishment Policy") and shall enact measures based on the Punishment Policy against vendors who engage in inappropriate transactions, including the suspension of transactions.
The UoA shall, after consideration of a vendor's past record of transactions (their number and value, etc.), risk factors, viability, etc., shall request vendors engaged in transactions with the UoA to submit a written oath. We ask for your understanding and cooperation.

A written oath (for the vendors) (Japanese text only)

Contact

Please inquire for the following.

  • For consultations and inquiries regarding the prevention of inappropriate conduct concerning research activities and misappropriation of public research funds
  • For inquiries regarding the rules using research funds

UoA Admin. Office Planning and Collaboration Division
Tel 0242-37-2511
E-mail cl-innov@u-aizu.ac.jp
JCD Business Office
Tel 0242-37-2300
E-mail info@jc.u-aizu.ac.jp

Responsibility for the wording of this article lies with Planning and Collaboration Division

E-mail Address
cl-innov@u-aizu.ac.jp