U.S. Office of Research Integrity Update: 03/2015

We're Hiring! Join the ORI Team
The Office of Research Integrity (ORI) is seeking qualified applicants to fill positions in the Division of Education and Integrity to help develop and manage programs to promote research integrity. The application deadline is April 6, 2015.

Funding Opportunity for Conferences on Research Integrity
ORI is supporting 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. The application deadline is May 15, 2015.

Funding Opportunity for Research on Research Integrity
The purpose of this announcement is to foster innovative approaches to empirical research on societal, organizational, group, and individual factors that affect, both positively and negatively, integrity in research. The research will be reviewed and funded in a two-phase process. For this first phase, ORI is seeking small-scale, developmental research projects. Up to twelve Phase I awards are anticipated with a direct cost ceiling of $75,000; indirect costs will be additional.

Sign Up for the 2015 NIH Regional Seminar
The NIH Office of Extramural Research and the HHS Office for Human Research Protections are offering a full-day workshop entitled "Getting through Human Research Reviews without Pain"  on Wednesday, May 6th, 2015. The NIH Regional Seminar will be held May 6 to May 9, 2015 at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, MD.

Research Misconduct Finding: Dong Xiao
Dong Xiao, Ph.D. admitted that he had intentionally fabricated data contained in a paper entitled "Guggulsterone inhibits prostate cancer growth via inactivation of Akt regulated by ATP citrate signaling."

Research Misconduct Finding: Bin Kang
ORI found that Dr. Bin Kang engaged in research misconduct by falsifying data that were included in two publications and two grant applications.


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Source URL: https://ori.hhs.gov/content/us-office-research-integrity-update-032015