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How can I become and help each person I supervise become an even more responsible and productive researcher?

Federal awarding agencies, such as NSF and HHS, require certain persons supported by a grant or contract to be educated in core areas of responsible conduct of research (RCR). These core areas include but are not limited to:

  • Avoiding research misconduct
  • The protection of human research participants
  • The welfare of regulated laboratory animals
  • Conflicts of interest/commitment
  • Data management
  • Mentor and trainee responsibilities
  • Collaborative research
  • Authorship and publication practices
  • Peer review
  • Responsibilities of scientists in society

UH Responsible Conduct of Research Training Page

 

What Can You Do?

5 Ways Supervisors Can Promote Research Integrity (ORI)

https://ori.hhs.gov/blog/new-infographic-5-ways-supervisors-can-promote-...

 

Perspective: Put Integrity High on Your To-Do List (Science)

http://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2010/11/perspective-put-integrity-high...

 

Resources

On Being a Scientist: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in Research (National Academies Press)

https://www.nap.edu/catalog/12192/on-being-a-scientist-a-guide-to-respon...

 

Responsible Conduct of Research Resources (ORI)

https://www.hawaii.edu/researchcompliance/ori-rcr-resources-0

 

Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

http://publicationethics.org/