As part of its charge to update the “Strategy for American Innovation”, the White House’s Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP) and National Economic Council are seeking public comments on reproducibility of scientific findings: specifically, “Given recent evidence of the irreproducibility of a surprising number of published scientific findings, how can the Federal Government leverage...
The UNH Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarly Activity (RCR) Committee will hold training in the ethical and responsible conduct of research on October 10, 2014. 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...
7th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation: Transforming Health Systems to Optimize Individual and Population Health
December 8 and 9, 2014
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Bethesda, Maryland
As a forum for discussing the science of dissemination and implementation, the conference aims to expand the research base by bridging the gap between...
(Washington, DC - September 3, 2014) - Costco Wholesale Corporation, the nation’s second largest retailer, has agreed to cut its emissions of ozone-depleting and greenhouse gas chemicals from refrigeration equipment at more than half of its stores nationwide. See full article
Washington – Federal departments and agencies that deal with infectious agents need to review their safety and security practices, according to a recent White House memo.
The memo, sent Aug. 19 by the National Security Council and the Office of Science and Technology Policy, urged all federal departments and agencies – as well as "extramural facilities" that receive federal funding – that work...