OPRS Office for the Protection of Research Subjects


To some professors, it was an obvious intrusion into their privacy—and their students’.

A high-tech effort to study classroom attendance at Harvard University that used secret photo surveillance is raising questions about research ethics... Read more


Revised Definition of “Clinical Trial”

The NIH has has revised its definition of “clinical trial.” The revised definition will replace the current clinical trial definition in... Read more


Facebook admits manipulating users emotions in psychology experiment

A new research paper has revealed two startling pieces of information. First, it disclosed that Facebook manipulated the News Feeds of nearly 700,000... Read more