Dr. Michael Lauer NIH's Deputy Director for Extramural Research discusses, in his January 11th post, updates on addressing rigor in NIH applications.
He gives the following link for helpful resources NIH Office of Extramural Research (OER) web page on rigor and reproducibility, which will connect you to a variety of resources from OER and NIH.
He highlights important timeline changes for...
The number of scientific misconduct scandals may appear to be on the rise if you follow social media outlets such as RetractionWatch, the Office of Research Integrity’s (ORI) website, or, for the really high profile ones such as the Riken Institute stem cell scandal, the media in general.
Scientific/research misconduct is defined by the federal government as “….as fabrication, falsification, or...
Any person exposed to cold environments may be at risk for cold stress related illnesses and injuries. UNH students, faculty, and staff should be aware of the signs and symptoms of cold stress as well as the methods to prevent cold stress and other winter hazards.
Factors That Contribute to Cold Stress
When most people think of cold stress they think of frigid temperatures or blizzard like...
You’ve likely heard about open access, and open data, and maybe open peer review. These are components of the open science movement. Open science calls for opening up many aspects of scientific research to the public, to help make science more of a public enterprise.
The UNH Dimond Library has research guides that provide information about open science and open data, and open access.
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 Friday, February 19, 2016. 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....