Topics in the Responsible Conduct of Research

Data Management

Responsible data recording, retention and analysis; data ownership and access; intellectual property

Advising

Responsibilities of students, advisors, post-doctoral fellows, mentors and others

Publication Practices

Responsible authorship and citation; redundant or minimal publication; copyright

Peer Review

Evaluation by colleagues

Collaborative Research

Financial issues, authorship, intellectual property, training and supervision, and compliance

Human Participants

Compliance with regulations, protection of subjects, exempt research

Animal Research

Animal welfare; humane care and use

Research Misconduct

Fabrication, falsification, or plagarism in research

Conflict of Interest

Financial gain, work commitments, and intellectual and personal matters