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Perhaps you’ve already read – on your Facebook News Feed, no doubt – about Facebook’s recent mood experiment. Not to worry—this post has no hidden motive. We’re just pleased to be able to share recent headlines from around the research ethics world with you.

Everything We Know about Facebook’s Secret Mood Manipulation Experiment: Following the publication of a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, [...] Read more


#AER12 Round-up

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by Anne Meade, Senior Manager for Website and Social Media

While the PRIM&R Blog Squad provided helpful insight into many of the sessions and panels  presented at the 2012 Advancing Ethical Research Conference, a lot information was also shared via Twitter!  Here’s how the conference was seen through the eyes of our tweeting attendees:

@djeneen: In #SanDiego for the #AER12 conference. Doesn't start until tomorrow but already [...] 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


Welcome to another installment of our featured member interviews where we will continue to introduce you to more of our members, individuals who work to advance ethical research on a daily basis. Please read on to learn more about their professional experiences, how membership helps connect them to a larger community, and what goes on behind-the-scenes in their lives!

Today we’d like to introduce you to Jeffrey Kretsch, technical director at Raytheon BBN Technolog[...] Read more