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ORI Introduction to the Responsible Conduct of Research

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Nicholas H. Steneck, PhD
Illustrations by David Zinn

Updated from Revised Printed Edition, June 2004

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Frontis material
   . Message from the Secretary of Health and Human Services
   . Foreword
   . Preface

Part I. Shared Values

Chapter 1. Rules of the Road
   . Introduction
   . Professional self-regulation
   . Government regulation
   . Institutional policies
   . Personal responsibility
   . Questions
   . Resources

Chapter 2. Research Misconduct
   . Introduction
   . Federal policies
   . Institutional policies
   . Misconduct in perspective
   . Questions
   . Resources

Part II. Planning Research

Chapter 3. The Protection of Human Subjects
   . Introduction
   . Federal regulations
   . Definitions
   . IRBs
   . Training
   . Continuing responsibility
   . Ethical issues
   . Questions
   . Resources

Chapter 4. The Welfare of Laboratory Animals
   . Introduction
   . Rules, policies and guidelines
   . Definitions
   . Instructional organization
   . Federal & voluntary oversight
   . Principles
   . Broader responsibilities
   . Questions
   . Resources

Chapter 5. Conflicts of Interest
   . Introduction
   . Financial conflicts
   . Conflicts of commitment
   . Personal and intellectual conflicts
   . Reporting conflicts
   . Questions
   . Resources

Part III. Conducting Research

Chapter 6. Data Management Practices
   . Introduction
   . Data ownership
   . Data collection
   . Data protection
   . Data sharing
   . Future considerations
   . Questions
   . Resources

Chapter 7. Mentor and Trainee Responsibilities
   . Introduction
   . Basic responsibilities
   . Research environment
   . Supervision and review
   . Transition to researcher
   . Questions
   . Resources

Chapter 8. Collaborative Research
   . Introduction
   . Roles and relationships
   . Management
   . Research settings
   . Questions
   . Resources

Part IV. Reporting and Reviewing Research

Chapter 9. Authorship and Publication
   . Introduction
   . Authorship
   . Responsible publication
   . Improper practices
   . Questions
   . Resources

Chapter 10. Peer Review
   . Introduction
   . Meeting deadlines
   . Assessing quality
   . Judging importance
   . Preserving confidentiality
   . Questions
   . Resources

Part V. Safe Driving and Responsible Research

Disclaimer
 
The ORI Introduction to the Responsible Conduct of Research is not an official policy statement or guideline and should not be viewed as such. While every effort has been made to present an accurate description of Federal rules and the practices accepted by the research community for the responsible conduct of research, any statement in this ORI Introduction to RCR that is inconsistent with Federal law or regulation or official policy or guidance is superseded thereby. This document is also not intended to create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law by a party against the United States, its agencies, officers, or employees or any PHS-funded research institution or its officers, employees, or research staff.
 
Copyright and Acknowledgment Notice
 
ORI requests that any re-use or re-publication of any of the materials contained within the ORI Introduction to the Responsible Conduct of Research acknowledge the source. Copyright for the illustrations appearing herein is held by the artist, David Zinn. Limited personal and educational use of these illustrations is permitted with appropriate attribution to the artist. Inquiries regarding other uses of the illustrations should be addressed to the artist at dszinn@umich.edu. Other questions about re-use and re-publication should be addressed to askori@hhs.gov.

 

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