Ethics

RECOMMENDED ACTIVITY

Attend discussion of the ethics of:

  • Scientific publishing and authorship
  • Peer review
  • Usage of animal and human subjects
  • Dual use of microorganisms and technology
  • Mentoring and advising
  • Data collection, storage, manipulation and management
  • Identifying and managing conflicts of interest
  • Data ownership and intellectual property

RESOURCES

Online Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) courses:
http://ccnmtl.columbia.edu/projects/rcr/index.html
http://www.ori.hhs.gov/education/products/montana_round1/research_ethics.html
http://www.medsch.ucla.edu/public/korenman/

A useful listing of online ethics resources
http://ethics.iit.edu/resources/researchethics.html

The website for the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) within the Department of Health and Human Services. This site includes suggestions for setting up RCR courses and lists of RCR resources.
http://ori.dhhs.gov/

The book “On Being a Scientist,” published by National Academy of Science
http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=12192