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National Academies release report on fostering integrity in research

On Tuesday, April 11, the National Academies released a new report, Fostering Integrity in Research, an update of the 1992 report, Responsible Science: Ensuring the Integrity of the Research Process. A panel of scientists, ethicists, and others began looking to see whether  an update  was needed in 2012,  ultimately concluding that “changes in the research… Read More »

FASEB partners with March for Science

On March 8, the Board of Directors of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) voted to support the March for Science. Nearly 400 marches in 37 countries are currently planned for the April 22 event. “The March for Science has advanced public awareness of the vital role science plays in everyone’s lives.… Read More »

Closing soon: nominations for FASEB’s 2018 Excellence in Science Award

The nomination period for the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology’s (FASEB’s) 2018 Excellence in Science Award is rapidly approaching. This award recognizes the career achievements of women in biological science whose outstanding scientific work has contributed significantly to furthering the understanding of a particular discipline. Women who are members of one or more… Read More »

FASEB BioArt travels around the country

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) is collaborating with other organizations to bring BioArt images to public audiences around the country. In Charlottesville, VA, 20 BioArt images are on display at the Indoor Biotechnologies’ CREATE gallery through April. The exhibit is being held in conjunction with the launch of the nonprofit trade… Read More »

NIGMS council approves innovative, collaborative funding opportunity announcements

The Advisory Council to the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) approved three proposals for new funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) at the public portion of their meeting on January 27. The FOAs address innovation in graduate education and new means of collaboration. The first proposal, or concept clearance, to gain the Council’s approval was… Read More »

FASEB launches survey on shared research resources

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) launched a survey of researchers’ experiences with shared research resources. Responses are requested from resource users and providers in the United States by March 2. The questions in this 10-15 minutes survey focus on the following topics: (1) resource utilization and unmet needs; (2) the role… Read More »

National Academies’ Next Generation Researchers Initiative gets underway

The first meeting of a National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine study on the difficulties young biomedical researchers face trying to establish and maintain careers as independent scientists took place in Washington, DC, on January 9. The Next Generation Researchers Initiative aims to evaluate numerous factors affecting the transition to independent research careers, including… Read More »