The National Science Foundation (NSF) Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently released its September 2015 Semiannual Report to Congress. The report contains information on a series of research misconduct investigations, starting on page 29.
The report details research misconduct findings from the past 6 months, including data falsification and fabrication, and plagiarism by graduate students...
The UNH Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarly Activity (RCR) Committee announces the availability of training in the ethical and responsible conduct of research.
This training meets the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s (NIFA) RCR training requirement, and is open to any member of the UNH community. While it is primarily directed at...
If you are looking for a comprehensive research data management resource, you might want to check out MANTRA. MANTRA is a free, online research data management course, hosted by the University of Edinburgh. The target audience is post-graduate students and early career researchers.
The units address:
Understanding the nature of research data in a variety of disciplinary settings
The UNH Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarly Activity (RCR) Committee recently held two RCR trainings involving over 125 participants.
The first training on October 2, 2015, co-hosted by the UNH Graduate School, was for incoming doctoral students. Since Fall 2011, the UNH Graduate Council has required all incoming doctoral students complete RCR training the end of their first semester...
Four organizations ~ ORCID, ScienceOpen, Sense About Science, and Wiley ~ have collaborated to bring the inaugural Peer Review Week, September 28 – October 2, 2015. The organizers, who have been joined by other organizations such as major publishers, hope Peer Review Week will become an annual event.
The goal of Peer Review Week, according to Alice Meadows, Director of Communications at ORCID,...