2017

National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Research Involving Clinical Trials

During the past year, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has instituted new requirements for studies that it funds involving clinical trials, as well as new requirements will go into effect for NIH application dates on or after January 25, 2018.  

 

National Science Foundation Office of Inspector General Favorite Plagiarism Excuses

At the Quest for Research Excellence conference last month in Washington, D.C., the National Science Foundation (NSF) Inspector General, Allison Lerner, gave a presentation entitled, Research Integrity: Insights from the NSF Office of Inspector General.  In her presentation, Ms.

NSF Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) Division Extends Its Unsolicited Proposal Submission Deadline By One Week

Comprehensive Research Integrity Resources are Just a Click Away

Let’s Celebrate ~ Peer Review Week 2017 is September 11-17

The third annual Peer Review Week will take place this year September 11-17.  The theme of this year’s event is Transparency in Review.  Activities will take place around the globe and on social media.

October 2017 Responsible Conduct of Research & Scholarly Activity Training

The UNH Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarly Activity (RCR) Committee announces the availability of 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, faculty and staff are invited to participate.

This training opportunity involves two components:

Arthur Mathieson Co-Authors Book Providing Complete Look at Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic

Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic by NH Agricultural Experiment Station researcher Arthur Mathieson, professor of marine plant biology at UNH, and Clinton Dawes, university research professor emeritus at the University of South Florida, documents more than 500 types of seaweed and represents more than 40 years of research on Northwest Atlantic seaweeds.

Meet the Researcher: Corrina Jenkins Tucker Studies the Role of Conflict in Sibling Relationships

Our brothers and sisters shape who we are and how we relate to others. Corinna Jenkins Tucker, a professor in UNH's Human Development and Family Studies Department, aims to understand the role of conflict in these powerful, lasting relationships.

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Stacia Sower Recognized for Life-Long Achievements in Endocrinology

Long-time New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station researcher Dr. Stacia Sower, professor emeritus of molecular and biochemical neuroendocrinology, recently gave the prestigious Bargmann-Scharrer Lecture at the quadrennial meeting of the International Congress of Comparative Endocrinology.

UNH Researcher Develops Innovative Way to Measure Tiny Particles

New UNH research inspired by the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens will help scientists measure, and thus predict the movement of, tiny particles such as ash from volcanic eruptions.

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