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Jan
06
2012

ORI found that Respondent engaged in research misconduct by approving publication of three articles and one abstract he knew contained significant amounts of plagiarized text without
attribution or citation from other writers' published papers.

Dec
11
2011

We are pleased to announce that Dr. David E. Wright will be joining ORI in January as the new Director.

Dec
01
2011

ORI and NIEHS invite all extramural and intramural scientific staff and other interested parties to suggest broad topics specifically related to research integrity issues in which there is little published data, as well as specific questions related to broader topics. Recent topics include Research Integrity (RI) and the Public Trust; RI and Bias; RI and Community-Based Participatory Research; and RI and Factors Affecting Researcher's Behavior.

Nov
09
2011

The Quest for Research Excellence  2012 Conference has been rescheduled to March 15-16, 2012. Originally scheduled for August 2011, the conference was postponed due to Hurricane Irene shutting down travel to the DC area. The conference will feature a mini RCR Boot Camp and speakers such as NPR's Joe Palca.

Sep
27
2011

Friday, August 26, 2011, 1:50PM. With disappointment, we must announce that the Quest for Research Excellence Conference 2011 is postponed because of the likely path of Hurricane Irene. The Office of Research Integrity and Georgetown-Howard Universities regret this inconvenience. However, under the circumstances, we know that you understand that this postponement was considered carefully, with your safety in mind.

If you have transportation and hotel reservations, you may wish to cancel them immediately. To those in transit or already in Washington, D.C., we apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding this decision. We will let everyone know when the conference is rescheduled. In the meantime, please contact ORI if we can be of any help.

Sep
27
2011

Title: Research Integrity Challenges in Vaccine Development and Distribution for Public Health Emergencies. Monday, September 12th, 2011, 7:30AM - 5:30PM at the College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA.

Sep
27
2011

September 22 & 23, 2011. University of Washington, Seattle. The conference will focus on ethical challenges in three areas of research collaborations: (1) University-Industry Collaboration, (2) Researcher to Researcher Collaboration, and (3)Collaboration in the International Arena. The conference will benefit researchers, physicians, compliance officials, educators, research administrators, attorneys and government employees. Graduate students and post-doctoral fellows are especially encouraged to attend!

Sep
27
2011

Deadline 12/01/2011. The purpose of this exploratory/developmental grant program is to foster research on research integrity in areas of research that have little published data. The proposed project must challenge existing paradigms, be developed around an innovative hypothesis or address critical barriers to progress in understanding the multiple factors that underlie deviation from integrity in research.

Sep
27
2011

ORI is continuing its 2.0 effort by utilizing Twitter to communicate with the research community. Tweets will focus on ORI events, activities related to research misconduct, research education, and provide other information to keep you up-to-date.

Sep
27
2011

Registration to attend ORI's "Quest for Research Excellence 2011" conference still open. Join over 300 members of the research community in this event.

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