Office of Research Integrity of the Department of Health and Human Services
Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions. The Poynter Center at Indiana University is a good source of materials on research ethics.
On Being a Scientist: Responsible Conduct in Research. National Academy of Sciences Web Site.
IRB Guidebook from NIH.
Tips on Informed Consent from NIH.
Ethical and Legal Aspects of Human Subjects Research in Cyberspace. It has become very easy to collect both experimental and survey data using the Internet. What are the ethical implications?.
Sensitizing Undergraduate Students to Research Fraud. Documents the need to include the topic of research fraud in undergraduate education.
Avoiding plagiarism, self-plagiarism, and other unethical writing practices from Michael Roig, funded by the Office of Research Integrity
The Office of Research Integrity at the Department of Health and Human Services maintains a Web site devoted to research misconduct. It includes links to documents, processes when misconduct is alleged, and case summaries.
ORI Misconduct Web Site
Take a look at two of the most highly controversial studies ever conducted in psychology, the Stanford prison experiment and the Milgram obedience study.
Stanford Prison Experiment
Stanford Prison Experiment: Still Powerful After all these Years
Milgram's Obedience Study
Stanley Milgram Website