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31
Jan2014

by Avery Avrakotos, education and policy manager, and Meryn Robinson, education and membership services

Since its founding in 1974, PRIM&R’s highest priority has been to provide those charged with ensuring research protections, as well as those involved in the design and implementation of research protocols, with the education, practical tools, and cutting-edge strategies needed for their work protecting subjects. As we celebrate our 40th anniversary, we are reflecting upon four decades of connecting and protecting and we are recounting some of the events that have shaped the field’s rich history in our 40 Years of Research Ethics series.

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27
Jan2014

By Meryn Robinson, Educational Programs and Membership Services

While we’re already three weeks into the New Year, I hope that you’ll consider adding one more resolution to your list: keeping up with Research Ethics Roundup! This year, and always, we commit to sharing timely and relevant stories related to research ethics and oversight with our loyal readers. As you read along, please don’t hesitate to comment on the pieces that interest you. We would love to hear your thoughts!

14
Jan2014

On October 24, 2013, PRIM&R hosted a webinar titled Protecting Human Subjects in Qualitative Research: Ethical Considerations for IRBs and Researchers. Julie Simpson, PhD, director of research integrity services at the University of New Hampshire led the webinar while Elisa A. Hurley, PhD, education director at PRIM&R, served as the moderator.

simpson_julieFollowing the webinar, we connected with Dr. Simpson, and she kindly answered a few more questions that came in from webinar participants, exclusively for Ampersand.

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10
Dec2013

by Maeve Luthin, JD, Professional Development Manager

Many thanks to all of you who completed your 2013 Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference evaluations! We have poured over your feedback, and are pleased to be able to share with you the items you flagged as our top successes and those most in need of improvement. In today’s post, I’ll share what we’re working to fix before the 2014 AER Conference in Baltimore next December.

The Hunger Games: We ran into problems with lunches during the conference: there simply wasn’t enough lunch for everyone. We promise to work more with our food and beverage [...] Read more

7
Oct2013

by Maeve Luthin, JD, Professional Development Manager

It’s been a challenging several days in the research world with uncertainty looming in the wake of the shutdown of the federal government last week. We offer our support to colleagues directly affected by this development and to those who are feeling its far-reaching impact. In this week’s Research Ethics Roundup, we provide information about the shutdown’s effects as well as a look back at two seminal events that helped shape the field.

Federal Government Shutdown: On Tuesday, October 1, following disagreement between Republicans and Democrats on a budget for the fiscal year, the [...] Read more

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