To maintain public trust in scientific investigations, it is critical that research be conducted objectively and without bias. To that end, we are now in the process of reviewing recommendations that will enhance the oversight of regulations governing Financial Conflict of Interest.
The NIH has launched a new Web site, Medical Research with Animals: For Researchers and Institutions, as part of our work to support NIH-funded scientists using animal models.
Information for NIH Employee Authors on NIH Public Access Policy Compliance Now Publicly Posted.
The NIH is entering the next phase of the peer review enhancement process. After a year of collaborative effort involving both NIH internal and external communities, a strategic plan was created and will be implemented over the next 18 months.
OER’s new “Protecting Human Research Participants” (PHRP) tutorial, launched on March 1, 2008, registers an average of 450 new users every day.
NIH is currently seeking a Director for the Office of Research Information.
The policy for submitting additional grant application materials can raise many questions for applicants. To address applicant questions and concerns, NIH has developed a set of Best Practice Guidelines for accepting additional grant application materials.
On July 15, 2008, the Federal government will sponsor a public meeting to discuss a framework for the oversight of dual use research proposed by the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity.