The American chestnut tree has been under attack for a century from a persistent chestnut blight that has killed trees from Georgia to Maine and west to the Ohio River Valley. In a joint project with the American Chestnut Foundation, researchers at the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at UNH are in the early stages of establishing a plantation of potentially blight-resistant American chestnut...
Leaders from across the globe convened in Paris for COP21, the United Nations’ climate summit, where they are worked toward a “strong climate agreement.” UNH experts with a range of perspectives shared their insights and discussed what they hope to see come out of COP21.
Please see Thompson Information Services blog of December 1st below on the University of Florida settlement.
December 1, 2015 – 11:36 pm | By Jerry Ashworth | Post a Comment
This came across our desks recently and serves as a perfect example of what NOT to do as a grant recipient. According to the Department of Justice (DOJ), the University of Florida has agreed to pay almost $19.9...
In a recent blog post, Mike Lauer, new Deputy Director for Extramural Research at NIH, provided an overview of upcoming changes to application regulations. The changes, which are being implemented to address updated policies and changing business needs, were first announced in October in NOT-OD-16-004. They will be implemented in two phases.
Phase 1 will go into effect for applications...
Every six months, the National Science Foundation (NSF) Office of Inspector General (OIG) releases its Semiannual Report to Congress. Each report contains information on the OIG’s audits and review, and investigations, including research misconduct investigations. The federal definition of research misconduct includes data falsification and fabrication, and plagiarism.
In the September 2015...