If your answer is “Yes”, then you should consider attending the University of Southern Maine’s (USM) 2017 Research Integrity Symposium, May 25 and 26, in Portland, Maine.
This year the Symposium has expanded to two days. Half- and full‐day sessions on Thursday include:
Overview of Research Compliance through the Entire Research Arc (Full Day)
Lean for the Research Compliance Office (...
This is a reminder about the upcoming 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 postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, and undergraduate students...
Effective April 24th 2017, NSF will require use of a standard template spreadsheet for identifying COA information for all proposals submitted through FastLane.
The spreadsheet is fillable, but the content and format requirements must not be altered by the user.
The template has been tested in Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets, and LibreOffice.
This spreadsheet must be saved in .xlsx or .xls...
On April 11, 2017 a panel of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released its report on the state of integrity in research, entitled Fostering Integrity in Research.
This 2017 report is a follow to the 1992 report, Responsible Science: Ensuring the Integrity of the Research Process, which recommended steps for reinforcing responsible research practices, and developed a...
The UNH Research Computing Center and the Center for Trustworthy Scientific Cyberinfrastructure (CTSC) are conducting an engagement that looks at RCC’s existing cybersecurity practices in relation to UNH and the scientists it serves. The mission of CTSC is to improve the cybersecurity of NSF science and engineering projects, while allowing those projects to focus on their scientific endeavors. ...