Research Ethics

Research Ethics

We offer lectures, panel discussions, web-based training, colloquia, and case study discussion groups that provide faculty, staff and trainees with a variety of opportunities to engage in discussion and education on the responsible conduct of research. Along with other topics in the responsible conduct of research this includes human subjects training and training in the use of animals in research.

Upcoming Events

Biomedical Research Integrity Series: Authorship & Publication

Thursday, June 20
Christophe Marchand, PhD from the Center for Research Strategy at the NIH will discuss Authorship & Collaboration. 
Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm
Location: Thomas, Sze Suites

Biomedical Research Integrity Series: Peer Review

Thursday, July 11
Jessica Polka, PhD from ASAPbio will discuss Peer Review and the very intriguing ReimagineReview work that ASAPbio is conducting. 
Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm
Location: Thomas, Sze Suites

Biomedical Research Integrity Series: Research Misconduct

Monday, July 22
Sharona Gordon, PhD will discuss Research Misconduct in the context of the recent NASEM report on sexual harassment. 
Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm
Location: Weintraub, Pelton Auditorium

Biomedical Research Integrity Series: Conflict of Interest

Monday, August 5
Allison Cole, MD, MS and Benjamin Wilford, MD from ASAPbio will discuss Conflict of Interest 
Time: 12:30 - 1:30pm
Location: Weintraub, Pelton Auditorium

Biomedical Research Integrity Series: Data Acquisition, Management, Sharing, and Ownership

Thursday, September 5
Carole Palmer, PhD will discuss Data Acquisition, Management, Sharing, and Ownership. 
Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm
Location: Weintraub, B-Suites

2018 Events

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Date

3/20/2018

Title

Research Misconduct Video Review Session 1

Topic(s)

  • Peer Review
  • Authorship
  • Data Management

Mentoring

Type

Discussion Group

Facilitator/Speaker

Lee Strucker

 

Date

3/29/2018

Title

Research Misconduct Video Review Session 2

Topic(s)

  • Peer Review
  • Authorship
  • Data Management
  • Mentoring

Type

Discussion Group

Facilitator/Speaker

Lee Strucker

 

Date

7/11/2018

Title

Navigating Authorship: A Panel Discussion

Topic(s)

  • Publication Practices
  • Authorship

Type

Panel Discussion

Facilitator/Speaker

Panel

  • Jennifer Adair, PhD, Clinical Research Division
  • Alice Berger, PhD, Human Biology Division
  • William Mahoney, Jr., PhD, Center of Cardiovascular Biology & Regenerative Medicine, UW

Moderator

  • Kate MacDuffie, PhD, Research Associate, UW Autism Center

 

Date

7/27/2018

Title

Integrity of Science Requires Integrity of All: Individual, Institutional, and Systemic Factors

Topic(s)

  • Research Misconduct

Type

Lecture

Facilitator/Speaker

Brian Martinson, PhD, HealthPartners Institute

 

Date

8/7/2018

Title

Improving Peer Review for the Next Generation of Scientists

Topic(s)

  • Peer Review

Type

Lecture

Facilitator/Speaker

Sue Biggins, PhD, Associate Director, Basic Sciences Division, Fred Hutch

 

Date

8/24/2018

Title

Responsible Management of Data: Lessons from an Effort to Build a Statewide Biobank

Topic(s)

  • Data Acquisition 
  • Data Management

Type

Lecture

Facilitator/Speaker

Elizabeth Boyd, PhD, VP of Research Administration and Faculty Affairs

 

Date

9/12/2018

Title

Responsible Genomic Data Distribution: Considerations and examples arising from the NIH All of Us Research Program

Topic(s)

 

Type

Panel Discusssion

Facilitator/Speaker

Panel

  • Katherine Blizinsky, PhD, Policy Director, All of Us Research Program
  • Christine Suver, PhD, Director, Research Governance and Ethics at Sage Bionetworks
  • Aubree Hoover, Director of Software & Data Products, Hutch Data Commonwealth

Facilitator

  • Patty Galipeau, Reid Lab, Human Biology Division, Fred Hutch

Topic(s)

  • Authorship
  • Publication Practices

Type

Discussion Group

7/12/2018 Barry Stoddard, PhD, Basic Sciences Division

7/17/2018 Jennifer Lund, PhD, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division

7/19/2018 Roland Strong, PhD, Basic Sciences Division

7/20/2018 Riki Peters, PhD, Public Health Sciences Division

Topic(s)

Research Misconduct

Type

Discussion Group

7/26/2018 Steve Pergam, MD, Clinical Research Division

8/2/2018 Susan Parkhusrt, PhD, Basic Sciences Division

8/8/2018 Justin Taylor, PhD, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division

8/10/2018 Heather Greenlee, PhD, MPH, Public Health Sciences Division

Topic(s)

  • Data Management

Type

Discussion Group

8/28/2018 Neel Dey, MD, Clinical Research Division

9/5/2018 Jarrod Dudakov, PhD, Clinical Research Division

9/6/2018 Janet Stanford, PhD, Public Health Sciences Division

 

2017 Events

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Date

2/22/2017

Title

How Not to Respond to Reviewers: Eight Simple Tips, Jack Leeming

Topic(s)

  • Peer Review

Type

Article Discussion Group

Facilitator/Speaker

Amanda Phipps, PhD, Public Health Sciences Division

 

Date

3/6/2017

Title

Ethical Considerations for Zika Virus Human Challenge Trials

Topic(s)

  • Bioethics
  • Human Subjects

Type

Lecture

Facilitator/Speaker

Seema Shah, JD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UW, Faculty Member, Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics

 

Date

6/22/2017

Title

Broader impacts of conflicts of interest: Reproducibility & Open Science

Topic(s)

  • Conflict of Interest
  • Research Misconduct

Type

Lecture

Facilitator/Speaker

David A C Beck, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, UW; Adjunct Research Assistant Professor, Env & Occ Health Sciences, UW

 

Date

7/13/2017

Title

Peer Review and the Scientific Ecosystem

Topic(s)

  • Peer Review

Type

Lecture

Facilitator/Speaker

Carole Lee, PhD, Associate Professor of Philosophy, UW

Date

8/7/2017

Title

The Human Side of Data: Examining the Intersection of Data, Integrity, and Society

Topic(s)

  • Data Acquisition
  • Data Management
  • Data Sharing 
  • Data Ownership

Type

Lecture

Facilitator/Speaker

Jackie Wirz, PhD, Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies and Director of the Career and Professional Development Center at Oregon Health & Science University

 

Date

8/21/2017

Title

Meaningful Metrics: Bibliometrics, Altmetrics, and the Question of Research Impact

Topic(s)

  • Publication Practices
  • Authorship

Type

Lecture

Facilitator/Speaker

Robin Chin Roemer, Instructional Design & Outreach Services for University of Washington Libraries

 

Date

9/7/2017

Title

Responsible Scientific Communication in A Clickbait World

Topic(s)

  • Research Misconduct
  • Social Responsibility

Type

Lecture

Facilitator/Speaker

Carl T. Bergstrom, PhD, Professor, Department of Biology, UW

Topic(s)

  • Conflict of Interest

Type

Discussion Group

6/26/2017 Slobodon Beronja, PhD, Human Biology Division 

6/29/2017 Susan Parkhurst, PhD, Basic Sciences Division

7/6/2017 David Fredrick, MD, Clinical Research Division

7/10/2017 Jaimee Heffner, PhD, Public Health Sciences Division

Topic(s)

Peer Review

Type

Discussion Group

7/17/2017 Beverly Torok-Storb, PhD, Clinical Research Division

7/25/2017 Katherine Guthrie, PhD, Public Health Sciences Division

7/26/2017 Steve Schwartz, PhD, Public Health Sciences Division

8/9/2017 Alice Berger, PhD, Human Biology Division

Topic(s)

  • Authorship
  • Publication Practices

Type

Discussion Group

8/23/2017 Supriya Saha, PhD, Human Biology Division

8/24/2017 Nicole Frahm, PhD, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division

9/13/2017 Cyrus Ghajar, PhD, Public Health Sciences Division

9/14/2017 Holly Harris, PhD, Public Health Sciences Division

2016 Events

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Date

3/7/2016

Title

Mentoring Over Coffee 

Topic(s)

Mentoring

Type

Discussion Group

Facilitator/Speaker

  • Sue Biggins, PhD, Basic Sciences Division
  • Michael Emerman, PhD, Human Biology Division

Date

4/20/2016

Title

Article Discussion Group, “Paper Craft Authorship,” Dmitry Budker, Derek Jackson Kimball

Topic(s)

  • Authorship
  • Collaboration

Type

Discussion Group

Facilitator/Speaker

  • Polly Newcomb, PhD, Public Health Sciences Division
  • Sheetal Hardikar, PhD, Public Health Sciences Division 

Date

5/4/2016

Title

Article Discussion Group, “The Waiting Game,” Kendall Powell

Topic(s)

  • Authorship

Type

Discussion Group

Facilitator/Speaker

Nina Salama, PhD, Human Biology Division

Date

5/9/2016

Title

Mentoring Mixer

Topic(s)

  • Mentoring

Type

Discussion Group

Facilitator/Speaker

Various Faculty Mentors

Date

5/25/2016

Title

Embracing LGBTQ Diversity at the Workplace

Topic(s)

  • Social Responsibility

Type

Lecture

Facilitator/Speaker

Lonnie Lusardo

Date

6/27/2016

Title

Conflict of Interest in Medicine

Topic(s)

  • Conflict of Interest
  • Publication Practices

Type

Lecture

Facilitator/Speaker

Catherine DeAngelis, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University

Date

7/14/2016

Title

When Authorship Goes Awry: How to Navigate Common Authorship Conflicts

Topic(s)

  • Authorship
  • Mentoring

Type

Panel Discussion

Facilitator/Speaker

Panel

  • Chuck Sloane, UW Mobud
  • Valerie Daggett, PhD, UW
  • Peter Esselman, MD, Professor Rehabilitation Medicine, UW
  • Janet Stanford, PhD

Date

8/11/2016

Title

No Fishing Allowed! P-Hacking and other Misuses of Statistical Methods in Research

Topic(s)

  • Research Misconduct
  • Data Managmeent

Type

Panel Discussion

Facilitator/Speaker

Panel

  • Catherine Tangen, DrPH
  • Michael Wu, PhD
  • Ruth Etzioni, PhD

 

Date

8/26/2016

Title

Sharing Data: A No Brainer?

Topic(s)

  • Data Management
  • Data Ownership

Type

Lecture

Facilitator/Speaker

Wylie Burke, MD, PhD, Professor of Bioethics and Humanities, UW

Date

9/12/2016

Title

The Problems and Challenges in Biomedical Sciences: Keeping Science Healthy

Topic(s)

  • Peer Review

Type

Lecture

Facilitator/Speaker

Bruce Alberts, PhD, Chancellor’s Leadership Chair in Biochemistry and Biophysics for Science and Education at the University of California, San Francisco

Topic(s)

  • Authorship
  • Publication Practices

Type

Discussion Group

7/6/2016 Wenying Shou, PhD, Basic Sciences Division 

7/18/2016 Julian Simon, PhD, Clinical Research Division

7/27/2016 Robert Bradley, PhD, Public Health Sciences and Basic Science Divisions

Topic(s)

  • Research Misconduct

Type

Discussion Group

7/28/2016 Elizabeth Krakow, MD, Clinical Research Division

8/1/2016 Adam Geballe, MD, Human Biology Division

8/3/2016 Susan Parkhurst, PhD, Basic Science Division

8/10/2016 Sue Biggins, PhD, Basic Science Division

Topic(s)

  • Data Management
  • Data Ownership

Type

Discussion Group

8/15/2016 Martin Prlic, PhD, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division

8/16/2016 Janet Stanford, PhD, Public Health Sciences Division

9/13/2016 Steve Hahn, PhD, Basic Science Division

9/14/2016 Linda Ko, PhD, Public Health Sciences Division 

2015 Events

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Date

3/25/2015

Title

Mentoring Over Coffee

Topic(s)

  • Mentoring

Type

Discussion Group

Facilitator/Speaker

Various Faculty

Date

3/28/2015

Title

Mentoring International Trainees

Topic(s)

  • Mentoring

Type

Discussion Group

Facilitator/Speaker

Various Faculty

Date

4/9/2015

Title

Film, "The Lab: Avoiding Research Misconduct"

Topic(s)

  • Research Misconduct
  • Mentoring

Type

Discussion Group

Facilitator/Speaker

Beverly Torok-Storb, PhD, Clinical Research Division

Date

4/24/2015

Title

Mentoring Over Coffee

Topic(s)

  • Mentoring

Type

Discussion Group

Facilitator/Speaker

Various Faculty

Date

4/30/2015

Title

Scientific Authorship: Practical Answers and Sage Advice

Topic(s)

  • Authorship
  • Mentoring

Type

Panel Discussion

Facilitator/Speaker

Panel

  • Barry Stoddard, PhD, Basic Sciences Division
  • Paul Martin, MD, Clinical Research Division
  • Janet Stanford, PhD, Public Health Sciences Division 

Moderator

  • Karen Peterson, PhD, Center Ombudsman

Date

4/30/2015

Title

Authorship, a Game of Thrones?

Topic(s)

  • Responsible Authorship
  • Publication Practices

Type

Panel Discussion

Facilitator/Speaker

Panel

  • Paul Martin, MD
  • Barry Stoddard, PhD
  • Janet Stanford, PhD
  • Karen Peterson, PhD

Date

6/22/2015

Title

Evolution of Translational Omics - Lessons Learned, and the Path Forward

Topic(s)

  • Research Misconduct

Type

Lecture

Facilitator/Speaker

Daniela Witten, MS, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, UW School of Public Health

Date

7/9/2015

Title

Financial (and other) Conflicts of Interest: What they mean to research, and what we're trying to do about them

Topic(s)

  • Conflict of Interest

Type

Lecture

Facilitator/Speaker

Aaron Carroll, MD, MS, Professor of Pediatrics; Associate Dean for Research Mentoring, Indiana University School of Medicine

Date

8/5/2015

Title

Inside Peer Review: A Conversation with Hutch Faculty Members

Topic(s)

  • Peer Review

Type

Panel Discussion

Facilitator/Speaker

Panel

  • Beverly Torok-Storb, PhD
  • Polly Newcomb, PhD

Date

8/10/2015

Title

Data, Figures and Reproducible Science: It doesn't have to be beautiful to be true

Topic(s)

  • Data Acquisition
  • Data Management
  • Data Sharing
  • Data Ownership

Type

Lecture

Facilitator/Speaker

Arthur Buchberg, PhD, Senior Associate Editor, Cancer Research; Associate Director, Scientific Content Development, American Association for Cancer Research

Date

10/2/2015

Title

Mentoring Over Coffee

Topic(s)

  • Mentoring

Type

Discussion Group

Facilitator/Speaker

Various Faculty

Date

10/26/2015

Title

Conducting Research in Minority Communities

Topic(s)

  • Social Responsibility
  • Human Subjects

Type

Lecture

Facilitator/Speaker

Dr. Ben Danielson, Medical Director, Odessa Brown Medical Center

Topic(s)

  • Conflict of Interest

Type

Discussion Group

7/7/2015 Gerry Smith, PhD, Basic Sciences Division 

7/13/2015 Katy Peichel, PhD, Basic Sciences Division

7/24/2015 Cecilia Yeung, MD, Clinical Research Division 

8/4/2015 Ulrike Peters, PhD, Public Health Sciences Division 

Topic(s)

  • Peer Review

Type

Discussion Group

7/21/2015 Slobodan Beronja, PhD, Human Biology and Clinical Research Divisions

8/12/2015 Megan Othus, PhD, Public Health Sciences Division 

8/28/2015 Marie Bleakley, MD, Clinical Research Division

Topic(s)

  • Data Management

Type

Discussion Group

7/16/2015 Michael Emerman, PhD, Human Biology Division

7/30/2015 Susan Parkhurst, PhD, Basic Sciences Division

8/26/2015 Justin Taylor, PhD, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division

8/31/2015 Jenny Lund, PhD, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division 

 

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