Title Research Ethics - A Novel Approach
I. Ethics Training
To what extent have you received
information about ethics from…
How helpful or effective was the information on ethics from…

NIH/NSF mandated training
Institutional Research Office or IRB
Graduate School workshops
Departmental/disciplinary workshops
Course lectures and readings
Working with research advisor or mentor
On-line Ethics Training

II. Ethics Issues
What are the five most important ethical issues that graduate students and scholars/researchers need to know about as they conduct and publish their research?

III. Ethics Knowledge and Importance
How much do you know about the responsible conduct of research and ethical issues related to…
How important to your success as a researcher or scholar is knowing about the responsible conduct of research and ethical issues related to…

Roles and relationships with research collaborators and co-authors
Financial conflicts of interest in research
Mentor-trainee relationships and responsibilities
Determining authorship and responsibilities of co-authors
Compliance with federal policies
Research misconduct (data falsification, fabrication)
Protecting research subjects (people)
Protecting research subjects (animals)
Data collection, protection, and management issues
Intellectual or personal bias in conducting and reporting research
Peer review of manuscripts or grants
Procedures for reporting and investigating research misconduct
Intellectual property rights and ownership with research collaborators
Penalties for research misconduct
Informed consent in human subjects use
Honorary authorship
Supervision and review of trainees and students
Protection for persons who report research misconduct
Budget management of grants
Confidentiality issues in peer review
Data sharing and ownership issues
Compliance with institutional policies
Pain and suffering in animal experiments