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PostedJanuary 24, 2017 AT 9:07 AM
HHS and 15 other Federal Departments and Agencies Announce Revisions to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (the Common Rule)
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and fifteen other Federal Departments and Agencies have announced revisions to modernize, strengthen, and make more effective the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects that was originally promulgated as a Common Rule in 1991. This final rule is intended to better protect human subjects involved in research, while facilitating valuable research and reducing burden, delay, and ambiguity for investigators. These revisions are an effort to modernize, simplify, and enhance the current system of oversight.
The final rule is being put on public display on January 18, 2017, by the Office of the Federal Register and can be accessed at: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2017/01/19/2017-01058/federal-policy-for-protection-of-human-subjects. It is expected that the final rule ...
PostedSeptember 13, 2016 AT 10:37 AM
Caroline Whitbeck, Emerita Elmer G. Beamer-Hubert H. Schneider Professor in Ethics at Case Western Reserve University and Emerita Professor of philosophy, passed away on September 5, 2016. Whitbeck was a respected philosopher of science, technology, and medicine. In addition to being a past chair of the OEC Advisory Group at the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), she was the founder of the Online Ethics Center before its move to the NAE and spent much of her professional energy on developing it as an educational resource in the fields of Engineering and Scientific Ethics.
Whitbeck held a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Wellesley College, a master's degree from Boston University, and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She was elected Fellow of the AAAS for her work in engineering ethics, and was a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar in 1994-95.
Whitbeck combined research and teaching interests in the philosophy of science, ...
A bibliography of guidelines, books, reports and journal articles looking at the use and ethical issues associated with big data in computer science, the information sciences, life and environmental sciences, and the social sciences.
Outlines the ethical standards of the AIBS, including issues of conflict of interest, working with colleagues, and respecting the intellectual property of others.
Published in 2008, this code of ethics seeks to provide guidance to the diverse members of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine. It covers issues of professional conduct, research ethics, education ethics, and business ethics.
“Public engagement with science describes intentional, meaningful interactions that provide opportunities for mutual learning between scientists and members of the public.” American Association for the Advancement of Science, Center for Public Engagement with Science and ...
Human subjects research is any research or clinical investigation that involves human subjects. Investigators conducting human subjects research must satisfy DHHS regulations [45 CFR Part 46] and FDA regulations [21 CFR Part 50 and 56] regarding the protection ...