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"You look at science (or at least talk of it) as some sort of demoralising invention of man, something apart from real life, and which must be cautiously guarded and kept separate from everyday existence. But science and everyday life cannot and should not be separated. Science, for me, gives a partial explanation of life. In so far as it goes, it is based on fact, experience and experiment... In my view, all that is necessary for faith is the belief that by doing our best we shall come nearer to success and that success in our aims (the improvement of the lot of mankind, present and future) is worth attaining."

- Rosalind Franklin from a letter to her father


Werner Heisenberg
Source: DOE

"Many people tell you that an expert is someone who knows a great deal about his subject. To this I would object that no one can ever know very much about any subject. I would much prefer the following definition: an expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes of his subject, and how to avoid them."

- Werner Heisenberg

DHHS, NIH, and other Federal Agencies

DHHS Office of Human Research Protections  DHHS Office of Human Research Protections
DHHS Office of Research Integrity (ORI)  DHHS Office of Research Integrity (ORI)
Food and Drug Administration Guidance for Institutional Review Boards, Clinical Investigators and Sponsors  Food and Drug Administration Guidance for Institutional Review Boards, Clinical Investigators and Sponsors
NHGRI Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues Program  NHGRI Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues Program
NIEHS Ethics Office (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/about/od/ethics/index.cfm)
NIH Committee on the Conduct of Research and Ethics  NIH Committee on the Conduct of Research and Ethics
NIH Department of Bioethics  NIH Department of Bioethics
NIH Ethics Program  NIH Ethics Program
NIH Office of Human Research Protections  NIH Office of Human Research Protections
NIH Ombudsman  NIH Ombudsman
Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues  Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

 


NIH/PHS Policies and Guidelines

 

Animal Research
PHS Policy on the Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals  PHS Policy on the Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals

 

Collaboration and Data Sharing
Guide for Identifying and Handling Sensitive Information at the NIH  Guide for Identifying and Handling Sensitive Information at the NIH
NIH IRP Guidelines for the Availability of Transgenic/Knockout Animals  NIH IRP Guidelines for the Availability of Transgenic/Knockout Animals
NIH Guidelines on Sharing Data and Resources  NIH Guidelines on Sharing Data and Resources
NIH Collaborations of NIH Scientists with Extramural Scientists  NIH Collaborations of NIH Scientists with Extramural Scientists
NIH Statement on Data Sharing  NIH Statement on Data Sharing
NIH Staff Involvement with Extramural Awards-Cooperative Agreements  NIH Staff Involvement with Extramural Awards-Cooperative Agreements

 

Government Ethics
NIH Activities with Outside Organizations  NIH Activities with Outside Organizations
 

 

Harassment
NIH Conflict Resolution  NIH Conflict Resolution
 

 

Human Research
NIH Guidelines for the Conduct of Research Using Human Subjects  NIH Guidelines for the Conduct of Research Using Human Subjects
NIH Standards for Clinical Research within the NIH Intramural Program  NIH Standards for Clinical Research within the NIH Intramural Program

 

Mentoring and Training
NIH Guide to Training and Mentoring  NIH Guide to Training and Mentoring
NIH Guidelines for Mentors  NIH Guidelines for Mentors
NIH Guidelines for Trainees  NIH Guidelines for Trainees

 

Responsible Conduct of Research
NIH Guidelines for the Responsible Conduct of Research  NIH Guidelines for the Responsible Conduct of Research
NIH Research Integrity Manual 2012 (5MB)

 

Scientific Misconduct

NIH Guide to Handling Scientific Misconduct Allegations (100KB)
NIH Policies and Procedures for Investigating Scientific Misconduct  NIH Policies and Procedures for Investigating Scientific Misconduct

 

Other
Dual Use Research  Dual Use Research
National Bioethics Advisory Commission (1994-2000) Publications  National Bioethics Advisory Commission (1994-2000) Publications

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