ReaDI Program

Office of Research Compliance and Training

What the ReaDI Program Offers

Resources

A collection of tutorials, templates, and "best practices" guidelines to aid in the conduct of research, data management and new rigor and reproducibility requirements. 

Outreach

Workshops, lectures, and trainings for faculty researchers, postdocs and graduate students will be given on the Morningside and CUMC campuses.

Consultations

Customized research group presentations for Columbia research groups and departments are available.

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ReaDI Program at Columbia University

About the ReaDI Program

Robust data and research integrity is vital to ensuring that research results are reproducible and verifiable.  The ReaDI Program aims to make such good practices as transparent and easy to implement as possible for researchers at all levels at Columbia. The ReaDI Program has gained national attention and was mentioned in Science. If your institution is interested in adopting the ReaDI Program. Please email Michelle Benson at mb3852@columbia.edu to learn more!

Definitions

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Research Integrity

NIH defines research integrity as the honest, verifiable methods used in the proposal, performance, and evaluation of research and the adherence to rules, regulations, guidelines, and commonly accepted professional norms.

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Data Integrity

Data integrity can be defined as the proper data selection, collection, analysis, and handling, in accordance with discipline standards. Data integrity also means that the data is consistent and accurate between what is collected and reported as well as established procedures for the archiving of data.