Responsible Conduct of Research

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Oxford University Press, Feb 12, 2009 - Medical - 440 pages
Recent scandals and controversies, such as data fabrication in federally funded science, data manipulation and distortion in private industry, and human embryonic stem cell research, illustrate the importance of ethics in science. Responsible Conduct of Research, now in a completely updated second edition, provides an introduction to the social, ethical, and legal issues facing scientists today.

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Scientific Research and Ethics
EthicalDecision Making 3 Data Acquisition and Management
Mentoring and Collaboration
Collaborationbetween Academia and Private Industry
Publication and Peer Review
Misconduct inResearch 9 IntellectualProperty 10 Conflicts ofInterestand Scientific Objectivity 11 The Use of Animals in Research 12 The Protectiono...
Sample Policy and Procedures for Respondingto
Allegations ofResearch Misconduct
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Adil E. Shamoo, PhD, is founder and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Accountability in Research. He is currently a professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. David B. Resnik, JD, PhD, is a Bioethicist and Chair of the Institutional Review Board at the National Institute of Environmental Health Science, National Institutes of Health. He is Associate Editor of the journal Accountability in Research.

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