Research Integrity and Security

Innovation with Impact: Building a culture of integrity & security

What is Research Integrity and Security?

We work with with students, faculty, and scientific colleagues to uphold the security and integrity of Mines research. We pride ourselves not only on our robust and diverse research portfolio but also on our approach to research – we hold ourselves to the highest standards in research conduct and reporting to protect the integrity of Mines research and national security. Explore the links below to learn about Mines’ approach to responsible research. For questions, please contact

Statement of Commitment

The Mines Executive Team members are committed to research security, integrity and safety, and call on each of us to do our part.

Colorado School of Mines Statement of Commitment to Research Security, Integrity and Safety

New Resources from the NSF

The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) developed four training modules for recipients of federal research funding and the research community “with information on risks and threats to the global research ecosystem — and the knowledge and tools necessary to protect against these risks.”

NSF Research Security Training

Our Team

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Scot Allen

Director, Research Integrity & Security

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Ralph Brown

Research Security Analyst

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Grant Alessandro

Research Security Analyst

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Erin McCaffrey

Senior Research Integrity & Security Analyst