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Final Rule, three months later – Institutional Review Blog (Zach Schrag | April 2017)0

Posted by Admin in on May 3, 2017

Zach Schrag rounds up reactions to the new Common Rule three months after its announcement.

It’s been three months since the announcement of the new Common Rule. Some reactions so far:

On March 12, Richard A. Shweder and Richard E. Nisbett published an essay in the Chronicle of Higher Education celebrating the new final rule:

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Social sciences lose out again in Common Rule reform (Papers: Robert Dingwall | 2017)0

Posted by Admin in on April 30, 2017

The Common Rule’s incoherent approach to ethics regulation will change little in the way institutional review boards and researchers interact, says Robert Dingwall.

Dingwall R (2017) Social Sciences Lose out Again in Common Rule Reform. Nature Human Behaviour 1 (April 7, 2017): 83, doi:10.1038/s41562–017–0083.

Fraud by bone researcher takes down two meta-analyses, a clinical trial, and review – Retraction Watch (Victoria Stern | April 2017)0

Posted by Admin in on April 20, 2017

The troubles continue for a bone researcher, who’s lost multiple papers in recent months due to problems ranging from data issues to including authors without their consent.

Now, journals have retracted two more papers by Yoshihiro Sato. And in a sign of the downstream effects that fraud can have, another journal has retracted two meta-analyses by other authors that cited his work.

Earlier this month, the journal Current Medical Research and Opinion retracted the two meta-analyses because they were based on recently retracted papers by Sato, affiliated with Mitate Hospital. The two new retractions of Sato’s papers are a review and a randomized controlled trial.

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Registration is now open for the CAREB-ACCER 2017 National Conference & AGM0

Posted by Admin in on April 8, 2017

Conference: Friday, April 28 & Saturday, April 29

Pre-conference workshops: Thursday, April 27

Venue: Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Registration closes at 4PM (EST) on April 14th

application/pdfCAREB-ACCER 2017 Conference Agenda – Day 1
application/pdfCAREB-ACCER 2017 Conference Agenda – Day 2
application/pdfCAREB-ACCER 2017 Pre-Conference Agenda

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For most members of the AHRECS community this conference will require a fair bit of travel, but we thought the content on First Peoples, reviewing online research and the participation of women in clinical trials made it worth including in the newsroom