June 16, 1966 was the date that the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) published Dr. Henry Beecher’s ground-breaking Special Article on ethics in clinical research. At the time, Dr. Beecher had been the world’s leading anesthesiologist for 30 years. The Special Article was aptly titled, “Ethics and Clinical Research.” In his article, Dr. Beecher, chief anesthesiologist at Massachusetts...
On May 23, 2016, the Council for Big Data, Ethics, and Society issued a comprehensive white paper entitled, Perspectives on Big Data, Ethics, and Society. This white paper is the result of two years of meetings and discussions about the ethical, social, legal, and policy challenges associated with the rise of big data, and resultant research and initiatives.
Recent research projects in the news...
The UNH Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research (IRB) has set its Summer 2016 meeting schedule, available at http://www.unh.edu/research/irb-meeting-schedule.
Please contact Julie Simpson (603/862-2003) or Theresa Cherouvis (603/862-3536) in Research Integrity Services with questions or visit http://www.unh.edu/research/human-subjects...
If you like being in-the-know about the latest compliance happenings, regulatory updates and related news, then this is for you.
Research Integrity Services has added several new pages to collect news items and noteworthy events in various compliance arenas:
Conflict of Interest (COI);
Export Controls and Sanctions;
Health Information Privacy (HIPAA);
Human Subjects and IRB...
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has released a new podcast entitled “Obtaining Certificates of Confidentiality for Your Research” as part of its All About Grants podcast series.
Certificates of confidentiality (CoCs) are mechanisms issued by NIH to researchers that allow researchers to refuse to disclose identifiable information about research subjects in response to legal demands, such...