The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), and the Office of Research Integrity request applications for research on research integrity.* The purpose of this request for applications (RFA) is to address the need for more and better information on the factors that encourage and/or discourage integrity in publicly funded research. Examples of potential research areas of interest include: research norms and/or practices; institutional climate and responsibility; education on the responsible conduct of research; mentor/trainee relationships; data acquisition, management, sharing, and ownership; responsible authorship; integrity of publication practices and the research record; research collaborations and issues that may arise from such collaborations; conflict of interest; and the meaning of research misconduct and the regulations, policies, and guidelines that govern research misconduct in PHS-funded institutions. APPLICATION RECEIPT DATE: November 19, 2001. For more information, potential applicants should contact Dr. Mary Ellen Michel, Program Director, Repair and Plasticity Cluster, NINDS, Neuroscience Center, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 2209, Bethesda, MD 20892; telephone: (301) 496-1447; fax: (301) 480-1080; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
*For a more detailed description of this RFA, please visit the NIH web site at: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-NS-02-005.html.