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Tri-Agency Framework: Responsible Conduct of Research – Disclosure of a Serious Breach

For immediate release –

Ottawa, ON (July 19, 2016)

The President of CIHR, Dr. Alain Beaudet, has made a determination of serious breach under the Tri-Agency Framework: Responsible Conduct of Research. The nature of the breach, the identity of the researcher, and related information may be found on the website of the Panel on Responsible Conduct of Research.

This determination is being made public in accordance with Article 8(2)(m)(i) of the federal Privacy Act. For more information concerning the process by which a determination of serious breach is made, please refer to the backgrounder.

For questions concerning this disclosure, please contact:

Secretariat on Responsible Conduct of Research
350 Albert Street
Ottawa, ON K1A 1H5 Canada
secretariat@rcr.ethics.gc.ca