The Integral Update

Research integrity in the news and events of interest to the GW community. Subjects include Responsible Conduct of Research, Conflicts of Interest, Export Controls, Undue Foreign Influence, and more.



Research Integrity News

Pentagon to review ‘controlled unclassified’ label

DOD to review potential overuse of CUI labelling by end of January.

Improved Export Controls Enforcement Technology Needed for U.S. National Security

CSIS Report on the Need for Advanced Technology to Respond to Export Control Risks

Many US scientists say security measures against China and others go too far

Commentary from

Legal win for US scientist bolsters others caught in China crackdown

Nature - Accused of hiding ties to China, Sherry Chen wins nearly $2 million from US government.

US Drops New Export Controls on the Chinese Semiconductor, Advanced Computing, and Supercomputer Industries

While the changes primarily affect U.S. Persons working in China, they feature some novel implementations of export controls.

NSPM-33: Disclosures and Digital Persistent Identifiers

A high-level summary of two key precepts of NSPM-33

U.S. Government Pursues More Aggressive Action to Curb Espionage at Universities

The U.S. Governmental Accountability Office (GAO) thinks the FBI and other agencies are not doing enough to address the espionage threat on U.S. university camp

France will require Ph.D.s to take a research ethics oath

Science Magazine - "Most see it as a symbolic gesture, but some hope it could help bring real change."

Opportunities Exist To Strengthen NIH Grantees’ Oversight of Investigators’ Foreign Significant Financial Interests and Other Support

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Office of the Inspector General Report.