Call for arm's-length national research integrity agency
- A lighter burden on American industry? Warner, David // Nation's Business;Nov93, Vol. 81 Issue 11, p8
Reports on President Bill Clinton's executive order requiring review and analysis of proposed rules by an agency to determine their significance and possible consequences. View of the United States Chamber of Commerce toward the order; Clarification of significant regulations.
- Labour launches action plan on standards. // Public Finance;06/05/98, p6
Reports on the action launched by the Labor government in Great Britain to raise the standards of public agencies. Information on the proposed action plan; Government official that prepares the guidelines for the action plan.
- Federal Agencies You Can't Kill. Bandow, Doug // Fortune;3/2/1998, Vol. 137 Issue 4, p48
Considers that the budget is balanced and yet the Congress can't stop spending. The unnecessary and wasteful federal agencies and programs; The Republican majority reneging on its promise to eliminate such agencies and programs; The Department of Energy as one of the plumpest sacred cows; The...
- Assembly panel advances bill that curbs rules. Kitchenman, Andrew // njbiz;3/15/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p2
The article reports on a bill requiring state agencies to use official regulations, approved by the Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Gaming Committee in efforts to provide clarity to businesses.
- PHS reorganizes policing of research misconduct. // Public Health Reports;Sep/Oct92, Vol. 107 Issue 5, p607
Announces that the Public Health Service has established an Office of Research Integrity to deal with allegations of misconduct in research funded by PHS. What the new office consists of; Features of the organizations; What the reorganization establishes; More.
- Catching medicine's cheats and charlatans. Day, Michael // New Scientist;06/13/98, Vol. 158 Issue 2138, p5
States that Great Britain needs a national body to crack down on fraudulent medical researchers. Recommendation of the Committee of Publication Ethics; Impetus provided by several high-profile frauds; Mention of the fraud of Malcolm Pearce of St. George's Hospital in London, England.
- The government's secret disservice. R.E.B. // U.S. Catholic;Oct97, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p2
Reveals the US Government's questionable science research projects which began in the 1940s. Comic outcomes of the US Air Force's research project on unidentified flying objects; Deliberate exposure of human subjects to venereal diseases in a World War II experiment; Allowing of some disease...
- Correction to Fischhoff et al. (2005). // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Applied;Jun2012, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p212
A correction to the article "Evolving judgments of terror risks: Foresight, hindsight, and emotion" that was published in the June 2005 issue is presented.
- Time to face up to research misconduct. Smith, Richard // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);03/30/96, Vol. 312 Issue 7034, p789
Comments on the need for a coherent system aimed at tackling the problem of scientific research misconduct in Great Britain. Common nature of misconduct in scientific research; United States' Commission of Research Integrity; British medical profession's preference to ignore such problems. ...