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Cover Page: Fostering Integrity in ResearchFostering Integrity in Research (2017)
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May 3, 2017
Integrity starts with the health of research groups
Nature (Editorial)
Last month, the US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine published a report called Fostering Integrity in Research.

April 24, 2017
Research integrity report calls for change to flawed system
Chemistry World
The US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has released a report on how to improve research integrity, which has been some four years in the making.

April 20, 2017
GEN Poll – Ensuring Research Integrity
Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News
A National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report stresses the important role played by institutions, environments, and individual researchers in supporting scientific integrity.

April 20, 2017
Is science important? Check your computer
La Cross Tribune (Opinion)
Scientific integrity is a necessity. The National Academy of Science describes scientific integrity as following ethical principles of honesty, the golden rule, trustworthiness and high regard for the scientific record.

April 17, 2017
Establish a Scientific Integrity Advisory Board, Says New Report
Earth and Space Science News
A report released by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) recommends the establishment of an independent, nongovernmental board to help research institutions foster scientific integrity across fields.

April 17, 2017
Protecting scientific integrity requires effort by the entire research system, report says
Chemical & Engineering News
The whole research community needs to improve and update the practices and policies it uses to protect the integrity of scientific inquiry, according to a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine. The report was five years in the making.

April 14, 2017
National Academies release sweeping review of research misconduct
Physics Today
“Fostering Integrity in Research,” released 11 April by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, is an update to their landmark 1992 study, “Responsible Science: Ensuring the Integrity of the Research Process.”

April 14, 2017
Permanent advisory board needed to combat scientific misconduct, NAS report recommends
The Cancer Letter
The recommendation is included in a report titled “Fostering Integrity in Research,” which was published by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine earlier this week.

April 14, 2017
Scientific Research Suffers As Funding Falls, Faulty Results Could Rise
International Business Times
Dwindling funds for scientific research could encourage scientists to cheat, a report released Friday by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine finds. Additionally, research misconduct is eating up precious funds even as they grow scarcer.

April 14, 2017
How A Budget Squeeze Can Lead To Sloppy Science And Even Cheating
NPR
A funding crunch for scientific research is creating incentives for scientists to cut corners and even occasionally to cheat. This is one of the findings in a new report about scientific integrity from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

April 13, 2017
Call for New Research Integrity Group
Genome Web (Subscription)
In a new report, a US National Academy of Sciences panel has called for the creation of an independent organization to promote research integrity. The panel, led by Robert Nerem, an emeritus professor at Georgia Tech, was tasked with reviewing the academy's 25-year-old scientific conduct standards, but, as he tells NPR, the panel members quickly realized this effort would be more than an update.

April 13, 2017
New Report Calls For Creating A Scientific Research Integrity Board
Tech Times
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine called for the scientific research community in the United States to improve research integrity practices and policies, including probing allegations of misconduct and promoting ethical action.

April 12, 2017
Report: ‘Deliberate steps’ required to preserve, foster integrity in scientific research
Healio
The U.S. scientific research enterprise must improve its practices and policies to protect the integrity of research, according to a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

April 12, 2017
Preventing Research Abuse Will Require Systemic Changes
Bloomberg
Irresponsible or abusive actions in research beyond the narrow legal definition of misconduct pose serious challenges to sustaining the highest standards of research integrity in the U.S., a National Academies concluded in a report released April 11. The report, Fostering Integrity in Research, is the Academies’ first look at this subject since its report on responsible science 25 years ago.

April 12, 2017
Broadcast Transcript
WNYC-FM (Radio) - New York, NY
The National Academy of Sciences is recommending establishing a watchdog board to improve the integrity of research and keep scientists from behaving badly.

April 12, 2017
National Academies Issue Advice to Improve Research Practices
The Scientist
“The ultimate goal of the board would be to create a climate in which we never have to investigate research misconduct because it never occurs,” Marcia McNutt, president of the National Academy of Science, told ScienceInsider.

April 12, 2017
New US Report Calls for Scientific Integrity Panel
Medscape (Subscription)
In the first comprehensive update since 1992 to the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine's Responsible Science report, members of a new committee have drafted guidance on protecting scientific integrity and have recommended creating a new advisory panel to help oversee it.

April 12, 2017
U.S. panel calls for new advisory board to strengthen research integrity
Xinhua News Agency
The United States needs to establish a new independent group to help tackle research misconduct and other practices that damage the research enterprise, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

NAS highlights lack of reproducibility, seeks to strengthen integrity
BioWorld
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicines (NAS) issued a call for action to strengthen research integrity and address the fact that much published research in fields including biomedical science and psychology is not reproducible.

April 11, 2017
Research Integrity Revisited
Science Magazine (Editorial)
A new report from the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM), Fostering Integrity in Research, recommends specific steps to secure a future based on integrity and reliability.

April 11, 2017
U.S. report calls for research integrity board
Science Magazine
The U.S. research community needs to do a better job of both investigating misconduct allegations and promoting ethical conduct—or the government might act unilaterally in ways that scientists won’t like. That’s the implicit message sent by a new report out today from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine entitled Fostering Integrity in Research.

April 11, 2017
Top Scientists Revamp Standards To Foster Integrity In Research
NPR
It's been 25 years since the National Academy of Sciences set its standards for appropriate scientific conduct, and the world of science has changed dramatically in that time. So now the Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine have updated their standards.

April 11, 2017
Scientific Research Needs Better Oversight, Report Says
MedPage Today (Subscription)
Scientific research needs to be better managed to reduce the incidence of fraud, retractions of research papers, and undue influence of industry, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine said in a report released Tuesday.

April 11, 2017
U.S. panel sounds alarm on “detrimental” research practices, calls for new body to help tackle misconduct
Retraction Watch
A new report from the U.S. National Academy of Sciences panel urges the creation of a new, independent group to help tackle research misconduct and other practices that hurt the enterprise.

September 9, 2015
Reproducibility will not cure what ails science
Nature.com (Opinion)
Meanwhile, the US National Academies is preparing to publish a high-profile report on scientific integrity that will flag irreproducibility as a key concern for the research enterprise.

June 25, 2015
Top Scientists Call for Improved Incentives To Ensure Research Integrity
Carnegie Mellon
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands recently convened top scientists from Carnegie Mellon University, the University of California, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology and other leading institutions to examine ways to return to high scientific standards. In an opinion piece published in Science, the group outlines what can be done to better ensure research integrity.

March 19, 2014
Wanted: Fraud-buster with Political Antennae
Nature
Wright’s resignation comes as a panel chaired by Robert Nerem, a bioengineer at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, is in the final stages of the first National Academy of Sciences study on research integrity in 20 years.





Cover Page: Responsible Science, Vol IResponsible Science, Volume I: Ensuring the Integrity of the Research Process (1992)
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April 7, 2017
Geophysics society hopes to define sexual harassment as scientific misconduct
Science Magazine
A 1992 report by the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recommended a narrower definition, and in 2000 the U.S. government adopted that approach.


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