Global Summit 2008
    August 31, 2008
    Scholarly Integrity and Research Ethics in a Global Context

     

    Florence, Italy

     

    In this first global follow-up to the inaugural 2007 Global Summit, the 2008 summit focused on strategies for improving the institutional climate for research integrity as well as graduate curricula for the responsible conduct of research. CGS convened thirty-five graduate leaders from Australia, Canada, China, England, Hong Kong, Italy, Germany, and the United States to share national and comparative perspectives on research ethics in a global context and to identify possible areas for future collaboration.  

     

    Topics addressed included:

     

    • National policy frameworks and definitional differences
    • Institutional approaches to creating a culture for scholarly integrity
    • Global issues shaping education and training
    • Emerging best practices in areas such as research mentoring, conflicts of interest and commitment, emergent technologies, curricular and assessment strategies, and the ethical and psychological implications for researchers and human subjects on sensitive topics

     

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    The 2008 Summit was supported by a generous gift from ProQuest.

     

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