While many businesses slow down during the summer months, the Office of Research Integrity has been hard at work identifying a new wave of scientists to lead the agency.
In June 2019, ORI announced that Wanda K. Jones, Ph.D., had been named permanent Deputy Director of ORI. Dr. Jones, who previously served in an interim capacity, has a strong background in women’s health issues and in developing effective tools to screen for HIV/AIDS virus.
A group of postdocs at University of Cambridge are taking the lead in combatting academic bullying of young researchers in the world of publishing. This campaign – driven by self-branded “Early Career Researchers (ECRs)” – condemns current publishing practices and urges the scientific community to embrace more transparent and open publishing practices to better promote scientific progress.
Barrett & Singal partner and Research Misconduct Department co-chair, Elizabeth McEvoy is set to lead a panel at the 2019 Threes I’s, Biosecurity, and Research Integrity Conference, presented by the Maine Regulatory Training and Ethics Center taking place in Portsmouth, NH on April 30th.
Twenty years after the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) adopted “falsification, fabrication, or plagiarism” as the black-letter definition of research misconduct, at least one member of the scientific community is challenging what it means to commit research misconduct.