The Office of Research Integrity (ORI) announces the anticipated availability of funds for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 grant awards to support projects that: 1) conduct research, on one of the four focus areas identified below, related to ensuring research integrity and compliance with 42 C.F.R. Part 93; 2) develop innovative approaches/tools/resources based on the results of this research; and 3) demonstrate the impact and/or effectiveness of these approaches/tools/resources.
The purpose of this initiative is to ensure the integrity and reliability of PHS-funded research through the development and implementation of innovative practical approaches/tools/resources that improve practices related to one of the following four focus areas: 1) transparency in the conduct or reporting of research; 2) effective communication between authors/collaborators for the purpose of avoiding, mitigating, and resolving authorship/collaborator disputes and/or issues related to the integrity of the research (e.g. conflicts of interest, research integrity, rigor, reproducibility, transparency, reliability); 3) handling allegations of research misconduct under 42 C.F.R. Part 93; or 4) interventions to address issues related to research culture and climate (e.g., ultra-competitive environments, toxic workplaces, bullying, harassment, etc.) that can negatively impact the integrity, conduct, quality, and reliability of research.
ORI anticipates making awards of between $75,000 and $150,000 in total costs (direct plus indirect) per year, for a project period not to exceed two years (two 12-month budget periods).
Opportunity Number: IR-ORI-22-001
The Office of Research Integrity (ORI) announces the anticipated availability of funds for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 grant awards to support projects to plan and implement conferences or workshops on research integrity and compliance with 42 C.F.R. Part 93. Virtual conferences and workshops will be eligible for funding.
Conferences or workshops must be designed to provide a forum for discussion and produce tangible outcomes related to at least one of the following themes: 1) fostering an environment that promotes research integrity and the responsible conduct of research; 2) prevention of research misconduct; 3) effective handling of research misconduct allegations; 4) training in the responsible conduct of research; or, 5) other topics linked to research integrity and compliance with 42 C.F.R. Part 93.
ORI anticipates a total of $50,000 to support this initiative to award up to two grants.
Opportunity Number: IR-ORI-22-002