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Project Title: Responsible Science: Ensuring the Integrity of the Research Process

PIN: PGA-DSC B-09-02         

Major Unit:
Policy and Global Affairs

Sub Unit:
Committee on Science, Engineering, Medicine, and Public Policy

Arrison, Tom

Subject/Focus Area:
Policy for Science and Technology

Committee on Responsible Science: First Meeting
March 18, 2012 - March 20, 2012
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Neeraj P. Gorkhaly
Phone: 202.334.1358


Committee on Responsible Science: First Meeting

March 19, 2012 (Monday)

The National Academies
Keck Center Room 204
500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001


1:00 PM Discussion of Study Goals with Sponsors

Joel Kupersmith, Chief Research and Development Officer, Office of Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs

Patrick Glynn, Senior Technical Policy Advisor, Office of the Deputy Director for Science Programs, Office of Science, Department of Energy

Linda Gundersen, Director, Office of Science Quality and Integrity, U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior

Allison Lerner, Inspector General, and James Kroll, Head of Administrative Investigations, Office of the Inspector General, National Science Foundation

John Galland, Director, Division of Education and Integrity, Office of Research Integrity, Department of Health and Human Services

3:00 Break

3:15 Discussion with Invited Experts

Carrie Wolinetz, Associate Vice President for Federal Relations, Association of American Universities

Heather Pierce, Senior Director, Science Policy and Regulatory Counsel, Association of American Medical Colleges

Francesca Grifo, Senior Scientist and Director, Scientific Integrity Program, Union of Concerned Scientists

Ivan Oransky, Executive Editor, Reuters Health, and Co-Founder, Retraction Watch

5:00 Comments from Other Experts and the Public (if needed)

5:30 Adjourn

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Robert Nerem
Ulrike Beisiegel
Rebecca Bergman
Moses Chan
R. Alta Charo
C.K. Gunsalus
Deborah Johnson
Michael Keller
W. Carl Lineberger
Brian Martinson
Roger A. Pielke
Victoria Stodden
Sara Wilson
Paul Root Wolpe
Levi Wood

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
The committee members held the conflict-of-interest and bias discussion; reviewed the statement of task and scope; discussed the committee composition, study challenges and requirements, as well as additional information resources that will be needed to complete the study. The committee members also reviewed the project timeline and next steps.

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: March 22, 2012