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Endeavor to uphold the shared values in your work and in your conduct
Adhere to good scientific practices & ensure scientific rigor
Set good examples for mentees: provide meaningful guidance for conduct and standards expected of scientists
Be attentive to mentees; Be ready to confront and correct aberrant behavior
As Junior Researchers
Know and uphold the shared values in scientific research
Keep good scientific records
Know and understand your institution's policies, standards and expectations on research
As Science Administrators
Annunciate clearly policies, standards and expectations for researchers and staff
Provide education and support to researchers to promote responsible conduct of research (RCR)
Establish transparent procedures for receiving and investigating scientific misconduct
As Members of the public
Demand responsible conduct in scientific research
Demand accountability from the scientific community
WE ARE ALL RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INTEGRITY OF THE RESEARCH ENTERPRISE
Everyone has a role and responsibility to play in promoting a healthy and positive research culture that is conducive to the training of young scientists and the realization of scientific innovations for the benefits of humankind.
For more information on Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR), please visit the website of the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) at http://ori.hhs.gov/
Watch ORI's "The Lab - Avoiding Research Misconduct"
Read the InterAcademy Council's Policy Report on "Responsible Conduct in the Global Research Enterprise"
This page last updated on November 29, 2018