There’s still time to register for the Seeking Solutions in Research Integrity Summit on Sept. 23

Seeking Solutions in Research Integrity: A View from All Perspectives The free, one-day national conference will bring together multiple stakeholders – researchers, institutions, publishers, funders, scientific societies, the press, and federal agencies – to discuss concerns in research integrity from different perspectives and to reflect on current efforts being taken to address these concerns. A broad collaboration between multiple partners …

Research Integrity Summit at Ohio State takes place September 23

Seeking Solutions in Research Integrity: A View from All Perspectives The free, one-day national conference will bring together multiple stakeholders – researchers, institutions, publishers, funders, scientific societies, the press, and federal agencies – to discuss concerns in research integrity from different perspectives and to reflect on current efforts being taken to address these concerns. A broad collaboration between multiple partners …

Ohio State receives full AAHRPP reaccreditation

The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protections Programs Inc. (AAHRPP) Council on Accreditation awarded Ohio State full accreditation for five years. This important achievement reflects the university’s commitment to protecting the rights and welfare of human research participants. Maintaining AAHRPP accreditation assures research participants, researchers, sponsors, government regulators and the public that Ohio State is committed to scientifically …

Impact of a federal government shutdown on research

MESSAGE FROM RANDY MOSES, INTERIM SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH Congress ended the three-day federal government shutdown on Monday, January 22, 2018,  by passing a stopgap bill that keeps federal funds flowing through February 8. However, there remains the possibility that we could face another shutdown. We do not expect that another brief shutdown will have a major impact on …

Research integrity at Ohio State: New training requirements for research eligible personnel

Maintaining the highest standards of integrity is a foundational element of Ohio State’s research mission and focus of its strategic vision. Accordingly, the university is embracing a report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine that calls on research institutions to maintain standards of conduct that go beyond compliance with federal regulations. As noted in an email communication from Executive …

Senior VP for Research Caroline Whitacre to Retire Dec. 31

Dr. Caroline Whitacre will be retiring from the university after 36 years of service on December 31, 2017. She recently completed her second term as senior vice president for research. Dr. Whitacre joined the Ohio State faculty in the College of Medicine in 1981. She has served in a number of leadership positions, including associate VP for health sciences research …