Links to Learn More:

National Center for Professional and Research Ethics (NCPRE)

The National Center for Professional & Research Ethics (NCPRE) brings together information on best practices in research, academia and business in an online portal and center. Its centerpiece project is Ethics CORE, an online ethics resource. Other key projects include:

  • A certificate program in Teaching Responsible Conduct of Research to develop the next generation of Ethics Educators
  • The Survey of Organizational Research Climate, which allows institutions to empirically measure their research climate
  • An Ethics Outreach Leadership program taking peer led ethics education into the high school setting
  • Organization of the University of Illinois annual Ethics Awareness Week programming


Ethics CORE

Ethics CORE gathers, preserves and provides comprehensive access to resources related to professional and research ethics for many audiences. Via a comprehensive federated search engine, it provides information and expertise for:

  • Instructors who teach ethics
  • Students with questions about research integrity
  • Researchers and engineers who encounter ethical challenges in practice
  • Administrators in universities
  • Businesses who oversee ethics and compliance policies
  • Scholars who conduct research on professional and research ethics
  • Anyone with additional  questions or interests in these areas

Professional Organizations:

Visit the following websites if you would like to learn more about ethics and compliance:

Ethics and Compliance Initiative (ECI)

Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE)