On November 8, 2019, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released its Draft NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing and Supplement Draft Guidance as part of its continuing efforts to ensure public access to research the government conducts and pays for. Today, PRIM&R submitted comments applauding the NIH for taking steps to accelerate data sharing efforts while also offering a few constructive suggestions primarily centered around privacy and funding issues. The comment period closes today, and we encourage interested parties to consider submitting their own comments. Read more
Before the 2008 Advancing Ethical Research Conference, we asked two PRIM&R members to report back about their conference experience. Thanks to both Madeline Peyton and Sarah Marie Huban of Emory University for telling us about their time in Orlando. 2008 Advancing Ethical Research Conference – WOW! By Madeline PeytonThis year’[...] Read more
At this season of Thanksgiving, I took a moment to look up the word "gratitude." Some definitions were simple, e.g., "thankfulness," while others were more expansive, e.g., "a feeling of thankful appreciation for favors or benefits received."
Synonyms included "thankfulness, appreciation, gratefulness, acknowledgment, response, sense of obligation, sense of indebtedness, feeling of obligation, responsiveness, thanks, praise, guerdon, requital, recognition, honor, thanksgiving, [...] Read more
PRIM&R is proud to announce that Dr. Dyaeldin Elsayed of Al Zaiem Al Azhari University (AAU) in Khartoum, Sudan has been chosen as the Pillars of PRIM&R Fellow for 2008-2009. His expressed desire to transition from a [...] Read more
It is with sadness, but with enduring gratitude for the gift of his life, that we mourn the passing of Jay Katz, our beloved friend, cherished teacher, founder of the field of research ethics, longtime friend to PRIM&R, and the recipient of our first Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Research Ethics.