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On Being a Scientist from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

The scientific research enterprise is built on a foundation of trust. Scientists trust that the results reported by others are valid. Society trusts that the results of research reflect an honest attempt by scientists to describe the world accurately and without bias. But this trust will endure only if the scientific community devotes itself to exemplifying and transmitting the values associated with ethical scientific conduct. This video is based on third edition of On Being a Scientist and reflects developments since the publication of the original edition in 1989 and a second edition in 1995.

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ORI Video Case Studies

Case Studies: Dr. Thompson's Lab

Follow the story of Dr. Thompson's laboratory. Experience the issues that arise from being in a small lab through the eyes of a new principal investigator (PI), a postdoctoral fellow, and a graduate student. These case study videos address topics such as mentoring relationships, authorship, publication, data integrity, and potential research misconduct.

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The Role of the RIO

In this video series, four experienced RIOs and three former and current members of ORI provide a broad overview of the knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of a RIO.

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