Revised Edition of the European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity from All European Academies (ALLEA) Now Available

All European Academies (ALLEA) has published a revised edition of The European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity. The revised edition is available at http://www.allea.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/ALLEA-European-Code-of-Conduct-for-Research-Integrity-2017.pdf.

NIH Offers Regional Seminars on Program Funding and Grants Administration

NIH announces two regional seminars on Program Funding and Grants Administration. The seminars will focus on NIH grants application and award processes. Please refer to NIH Regional Seminars on Program Funding and Grants Administration web page for details, which is available at https://grants.nih.gov/news/contact-in-person/seminars.htm.

Revisions to Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (45 CFR 46) Available Now, To be Published 1/19

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and fifteen other Federal Departments and Agencies have announced revisions to the current Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (45 CFR 46). It will be published in the Federal Register tomorrow, January 19, 2017.  CUNY Office of Research is reviewing the final rule to … Continue reading Revisions to Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (45 CFR 46) Available Now, To be Published 1/19

UPCOMING EVENT: Responsible Conduct of Research Training – 3/21 from 9:30am-12pm at the Grad Center

This year’s annual Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training for post-docs and graduate students will be held on Tuesday, March 21 from 9:30am-12:00pm (registration and breakfast starting at 8:30am) at the Graduate Center in the Proshansky Auditorium. Please note that this training is required for all CUNY post-docs. Interested individuals may register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CUNYRCR2017. The … Continue reading UPCOMING EVENT: Responsible Conduct of Research Training – 3/21 from 9:30am-12pm at the Grad Center

Thoughts from the 2016 PRIM&R Advancing Ethical Research Conference

The CUNY team at PRIM&R Advancing Ethical Research 2016 Every year, Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R), a professional organization dedicated to promoting research ethics and supporting research professionals, hosts a conference titled "Advancing Ethical Research." This year, multiple CUNY representatives traveled to Anaheim to attend the conference. We asked them to share what … Continue reading Thoughts from the 2016 PRIM&R Advancing Ethical Research Conference

The Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 Implementation

This article is an overview of the DATA Act http://www.datacoalition.org/issues/data-act/ written by The Data Coalition, a trade association dedicated to the transformation of government information into standardized, open data. The Data Act seeks to expand the Federal Accountability and Transparency Act to increase accountability and transparency in Federal Spending.  The DATA Act aims to eliminate many … Continue reading The Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 Implementation

ARTICLE REVIEW: “Hoaxing, Forging, Trimming, and Cooking”: Ignoring Deliberate Misconduct in Research

Irreproducibility has long been a problem in scientific inquiry.  While this can sometimes be blamed on a lack of skill or poor methodology, it can also be due to cheating and forgery that should be addressed aggressively[1].  In a recent article in Nature, titled “Stop Ignoring Research Misconduct”, authors Donald S. Kornfeld and Sandra L. … Continue reading ARTICLE REVIEW: “Hoaxing, Forging, Trimming, and Cooking”: Ignoring Deliberate Misconduct in Research