In its September 2014 Semiannual Report to Congress, the National Science Foundation (NSF) Office of Inspector General (OIG) reports on a series of misconduct investigations, involving data falsification and fabrication, and plagiarism (starting on page 25). The report details plagiarism in NSF proposals from Maine to Florida to California.
Of interest is a case wherein a professor at a Florida...
The 2015 edition of the International Compilation of Human Research Standards is available from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP).
According to OHRP, this resource "features listings of over 1,000 laws, regulations, and guidelines on human subject protections in 113 countries, as well as standards issued by a number of international...
The next discussion for the fall semester in UNH Cooperative Extension's Issues & Ice Cream series will be held on Wednesday December 17, 2014, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m., in MUB Rooms 330-332. The topic: Mental Health First Aid.
Faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome to join UNH Cooperative Extension faculty and specialists and their University partners to discuss current research-outreach...
NIH has pushed back the date on which a new biosketch format will be required to May 25, 2015 (rather than on January 25, 2015 as previously announced).
In a December 5th notice, Update: New Biographical Sketch Format Required for NIH and AHRQ Grant Applications Submitted for Due Dates on or After May 25, 2015 (NOT-OD-15-032), NIH said it changed the implementation date to provide "some...
The following is a list of the top 10 most frequently cited standards* following inspections of worksites by federal OSHA. OSHA publishes this list to alert employers about these commonly cited standards so they can take steps to find and fix recognized hazards addressed in these and other standards before OSHA shows up. Far too many preventable injuries and illnesses occur in the workplace.