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Ethics CORE for Instructors

Ethics CORE has been created to help you provide training on the responsible conduct of research, as required for all National Science Foundation grantees.

Here are some places where you are most likely to find ethics materials relevant to you:

Additionally, if you register as an Ethics CORE user, you will be able to form discussion groups with other instructors and researchers, as well as contribute materials and best practices of your own. The Ethics CORE community can be a resource for you when you want to learn more about a particular aspect of research ethics or would like to share an insight that you have had.

Links for You

Additional Resources

Short Textbooks on Responsible Conduct of Research

  • Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy; National Academy of Sciences; National Academy of Engineering; and Institute of Medicine. (2009). On Being a Scientist: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in Research (3rd ed.). Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press. Online at http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=12192
  • Steneck, Nicholas H. (2007). ORI Introduction to the Responsible Conduct of Research (rev ed.). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Online at http://ori.dhhs.gov/documents/rcrintro.pdf

Full Textbooks on Responsible Conduct of Research

  • Macrina, Francis L. (2005). Scientific Integrity: Text and Cases in responsible Conduct of Research (3rd ed.). Washington, D.C.: American Society for Microbiology Press.
  • Shamoo, Adil E. and David B. Resnick. (2009). Responsible Conduct of Research (2nd ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.

Authorship with Students

  • Welsh, Robert K., Craig R. Lareau, Jeanne K. Clevenger, and Mark A. Reger. (2008). Ethical and legal considerations regarding disputed authorship with the use of shared data. Accountability in Research, 15, 105-131. doi: 10.1080/08989620801946925