It’s a sad/bad day for science when the ranks of cases used for teaching about research misconduct grow. The case of Anil Potti and Duke University is one of the most recent high profile cases involving a multiple of serious issues ~ a whistleblower who was ignored, falsification of research data, individual and institutional conflicts of interest, retracted publications, a falsified CV (Potti...
The Canadian Panel on Research Ethics announced in December 2014 the revised version of the 2nd edition of the Tri-Council Policy Statement (TCPS 2): Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans. TCPS 2 (2014) replaces TCPS 2 (2010).
According to the press release, “The release of TCPS 2 (2014) demonstrates the Agencies’ continued commitment to promote the ethical conduct of research involving...
The UNH Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) and Scholarly Activity Committee reminds the UNH community about the availability of the UNH Web-based program of RCR instruction. The 11 Web-based modules address the following topic areas:
Authorship and Publication
Conflicts of Interest and Commitment
This is a reminder that the UNH Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarly Activity (RCR) Committee is holding training in the ethical and responsible conduct of research on February 6, 2015. 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...
In November 2014, the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science published the Danish Code of Conduct for Research Integrity. According to the Code, it “provides the research community with a framework to promote commonly agreed principles and standards. The Code of Conduct aims to support a common understanding and common culture of research integrity in Denmark.”
The Code identifies...