2014 News

01.10.2014 | National Research Council Panel Seeks Rules Overhaul on Human-Subjects Studies

The system has proved resistant to any significant change since 1981, said Zachary M. Schrag, a professor of history at George Mason University who was an author of a 2012 report on human-subjects rules for the American Association of University Professors. [password required]

01.09.2014 | Dispute Over Climate Scientist's Records Pits Academe Against Media Groups

The AAUP, in partnership with the Union of Concerned Scientists, filed a brief with the court arguing that granting access to the private materials would have a severe chilling effect on scientists and other scholars and researchers.