Responsible Conduct of Research

Responsible Conduct of Research

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This is a comprehensive introduction to the ethical issues at stake in the conduct of biomedical research, with extensive use of case examples. Its content parallels the recommendations of the Commission on Research Integrity, and deals with ethical issues in the use of animals and humans in research. It includes chapters on intellectual property, authorship, peer review, and conflicts of interest. As of October 2000, all personnel involved in research supported by the Public Health Service, including NIH, must receive the equivalent of 15 hours of training and education in research ethics. This book will be a convenient text for such short courses or seminars, and an excellent guidebook for all.Because at the present time it is unlikely that this definition will be generally accepted, we do not discuss it here. ... the narrow definition of scientific misconduct, which reads as follows: Research misconduct is defined as fabrication, falsification, or plagiarism in proposing, performing, ... Plagiarism is the appropriation of another persona#39;s ideas, processes, results, or words without giving appropriate credit.

Title:Responsible Conduct of Research
Author:Adil E. Shamoo, David B. Resnik
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 2003-01


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