by Andrea Johnson, JD, CIP, regulatory specialist in the Research Integrity Office at Oregon Health and Science University
John P. A. Ioannidis, MD, PhD, the 2012 Advancing Ethical Research Conference keynote speaker on Tuesday, raised provocative questions about the information we obtain through scientific research. Among his many achievements, Dr. Ioannidis<[...] Read more
by Rebecca Boxhorn, JD, Research Associate at the Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences at the University of Minnesota
Greetings from Minnesota! I am a member of the PRIM&R Blog Squad at the 2012 Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference. Unlike the other members of this year’s Blog Squad, I will be attending [...] Read more
by Megan Hayes Mahoney, Visiting Digital Library Research Librarian at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
In 2010, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) began work on a multi-year project designed to make ethics information and training resources readily accessible to those working in the fields of science and engineering. PRIM&R was honored to be a part of the effort, which was supported by a grant awarded to UIUC by the National Science Foundation (NSF). PRIM&R contributed encyclopedia entries for commonly used terms in human subjects and animal research, as well as a listing of exemplary research forms, policies, manuals, and checklists related [...] Read more
Is it October already? Time to break out those scarves and mittens! As you’re digging through the attic this weekend, be sure to take a break to catch up on some recent headlines. From investigations into scientific integrity, to using crowdsourcing for drug development, you won’t want to miss the articles featured in this week’s Research Ethics Roundup.
Though summer may be nearly over, the world of research ethics is still heating up. From the ethical implications of post-market research, to the protection of children in clinical trials, this week’s Research Ethics Roundup is full of stories you won’t want to miss.
Additional protections for children who participate in clinical research: In this powerful opinion piece, pediatric ethicist and PRIM&R faculty member, [...] Read more