P.I. Program Receives Grant for Program Assessment

P.I. Program Receives Grant for Program Assessment James DuBois, P.I. Program Director, received a grant from the U.S. Office of Research Integrity to develop assessment instruments, validate the assessments with a diverse sample of 700 researchers working in the U.S., and use them for P.I. Program assessment. Within the P.I. Program, all assessment will be…

Evidence Suggests Standard Research Ethics Instruction May Make Behavior Worse

Evidence Suggests Standard Research Ethics Instruction May Make Behavior Worse A growing body of evidence suggests that standard RCR (responsible conduct of research) instruction does not prevent wrongdoing or improve behavior or ethical reasoning—in fact, it may make behavior worse. Antes and colleagues1 tested participants who were enrolled in 40 different RCR courses. They found…