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What is Responsible Conduct of Research?
"In general terms, responsible conduct in research is simply good citizenship applied to professional life. Researchers who report their work honestly, accurately, efficiently, and objectively are on the right road when it comes to responsible conduct. Anyone who is dishonest, knowingly reports inaccurate results, wastes funds, or allows personal bias to influence scientific findings is not."
(Source: Introduction to the Responsible Conduct of Research, Nicholas Steneck)
Belmont Revisited by
Publication Date: 2005-10-03
Brings together a group of scholars in bioethics to revisit the findings of the original Belmont Report, published in the Federal Register on April 18. 1979. Their responses constitute a broad overview of the development of the report and the extent of its influence, especially on governmental commissions; an assessment of its virtues and shortcomings; and a call to rethink how institutions and investigators can conduct research more ethically.
Research Ethics by
Publication Date: 2008-09-01
This volume includes more than 40 important articles on integrity and misconduct, biomedical research, the social and disciplinary contexts of science, research in the social sciences, the social responsibility of science and scientists, and other core issues in research ethics.
Responsible Conduct of Research by
Publication Date: 2015
Recent scandals and controversies such as the fabrication of data in federally funded science, the manipulation and distortion of research sponsored by private companies, human embryonic stem cell research, cloning, and the patenting of DNA and cell lines, illustrate the importance of ethics in scientific research.
The Oxford Textbook of Clinical Research Ethics by
Publication Date: 2008-04-18
Under the editorship of experts from the National Institute of Health of the United States, the book's 73 chapters offer a wide-ranging and systematic examination of all aspects of research with human beings.
Office of Research Integrity (ORI)
ORI monitors institutional investigations of research misconduct and facilitates the responsible conduct of research (RCR) through educational, preventive, and regulatory activities.