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Apr
22
2016

This edition of the ORI newsletter contains summaries of all misconduct findings from 2015, tips for research integrity officers, information about conference and grants, and much more.

Apr
11
2016

Funded by an ORI grant, Colorado State University is holding a conference that brings together researchers, journal editors, universities, Research Integrity Officers, and those from the ORI, NSF, and Watchdog groups to discuss how to identify fraudulent submissions, whistleblowing, responsibility and ethics, retraction notices, and relevant forensic tools.  $350 Early Bird Registration is available until May 9th.

Feb
23
2016

This inaugural meeting will bring together representatives from NIH, NSF, OLAW, OHRP and ORI with senior institutional officials and Research Integrity Officers...

Jan
28
2016

This conference addresses sequestration, a critical procedure in handling allegations of research misconduct. Research Integrity Officers, IT forensic experts, security officers, general counsel, and other institutional officials involved in research misconduct proceedings are encouraged to attend.

Jan
21
2016

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to foster innovative approaches to empirical research on societal, organizational, group, and individual factors that affect, both positively and negatively, integrity in research. Integrity is defined as the use of honest and verifiable methods in proposing, performing, and evaluating research and reporting research results with particular attention to adherence to rules, regulations, guidelines, and commonly accepted professional codes or norms.

Jan
21
2016

ORI seeks to support conferences to develop multi-disciplinary networks to build upon existing evidence-based research and stimulate innovative approaches to preventing research misconduct and promoting research integrity. 

Jan
21
2016

ORI is seeking applicants with experience administering the Public Health Service Policies on Research Misconduct, 42 C.F.R. Part 93 or other federal research regulations. The position is within the Division of Education and Integrity with responsibilities that include, but are not limited to, developing and implementing activities and programs to teach the responsible conduct of research, promote research integrity, and to enable institutions to respond effectively to allegations of research misconduct.

Dec
14
2015

The PHS Administrative Action posted against Steven Grant in the 12/14/15 Report was listed in error. There is no PHS administrative action against Dr. Grant. ORI sincerely apologizes for the error. 

Dec
09
2015

ORI found that Dr. Girija Dasmahapatra, former Instructor, Department of Internal Medicine, VCU, engaged in research misconduct in research supported by National Cancer Institute.

Dec
08
2015

The Office of Research Integrity (ORI) announces the appointment of a new Director, Kathryn M. Partin, PhD.Dr. Partin hails from Colorado State University....