Research Integrity and Security

Approaching research with the highest standards of conduct and reporting

What is Research Integrity?

At Mines, 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. Research Integrity encompasses more than just policies. Explore the links below to learn about Mines’ approach to responsible research. For questions, please contact

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

View our Statement of Commitment

Export Controls

Human Subjects

Responsible Conduct of Research

Research Misconduct

Undue Foreign Influence

Operations Security

Research Safety Culture

Research Conflicts of interest

Our Team

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Scot Allen
Director, Research Integrity and Security
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Ralph Brown
Research Security Analyst

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Grant Alessandro
Research Integrity Analyst
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Erin McCaffrey
Research Integrity and Security Analyst

Colorado School of Mines remains committed to tackling some of the most difficult challenges in earth, energy and environment, including finding solutions to groundwater contamination and lowering the risks of small-scale mining.