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... This workshop provided a forum for interdisciplinary discussions of effective strategies for building an RCR culture in institutions along with potential improvements and further research in the area. It also highlighted selected exemplar RCR programs for administrators and faculty who are charged with RCR education and compliance at the institutional level.3 This endeavor comes in the midst of a change in the focus of RCR as well as ethics education more broadly from "negative" approaches -- preventing problems, ethics catastrophes, research misconduct, and sexual harassment -- to "positive" approaches that cultivate behaviors 1 2 3 Prior to the workshop, the planning committee drafted criteria, solicited nominations from faculty in science and engineering, as well as administrators and instructors of responsible conduct of research (RCR)
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... INTRODUCTORY REMARKS In his introductory remarks to the workshop, planning committee chair Arturo Casadevall (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health) , 5 noted that the beginning of the 21st century saw great optimism in biomedical science, with the Human Genome Project nearing completion, the marriage of biological techniques with physics and computational methods that produced powerful new analytical methods, the maturation of biotechnology, and the development of gene therapies, personalized medicine, and other advances.
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... NSF funds online ethics resources centers at the Illinois Institute of Technology, 7 University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 8 and the University of Illinois, 9 in addition to the OEC, which was formerly at NAE and is now at the University of Virginia. 10 Bauchspies noted that the America COMPETES Act of 2007 requires that every institution that applies for NSF funding must include in its grant proposal a plan to provide appropriate training and oversight in the responsible and ethical conduct of research to undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers who will work on the proposed project.
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... 4 PROMISING RCR PRACTICES maintaining, for growing, and broadening this culture of responsible conduct of research," she said.

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