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<b><span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:black">Public comments sought on revised Principles for the Conduct of Research in the Arctic document<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>
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<span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:black">The Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee, chaired by the NSF director, is seeking public comments on the newly revised Principles for the Conduct of Research in the #Arctic 2018.</span><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:black">The draft revision may be reviewed here: <a href="https://www.iarpccollaborations.org/uploads/cms/documents/draft_principles_for_frn_review_july_2018.pdf">https://www.iarpccollaborations.org/uploads/cms/documents/draft_principles_for_frn_review_july_2018.pdf</a></span><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:black">The revised core principles are:</span><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:12.0pt">Be Accountable</span><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif"><o:p></o:p></span></li><li class="MsoListParagraph" style="color:black;margin-left:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo2;background-clip: border-box;background-origin: padding-box;background-position-x: 0%;background-position-y: 0%;background-size: auto;outline-color: transparent;outline-style: none;outline-width: 0px;background-attachment:scroll">
<span style="font-size:12.0pt">Establish Effective Two-way Communication</span><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif"><o:p></o:p></span></li><li class="MsoListParagraph" style="color:black;margin-left:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo2;background-clip: border-box;background-origin: padding-box;background-position-x: 0%;background-position-y: 0%;background-size: auto;outline-color: transparent;outline-style: none;outline-width: 0px;background-attachment:scroll">
<span style="font-size:12.0pt">Respect Local Culture and Knowledge</span><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif"><o:p></o:p></span></li><li class="MsoListParagraph" style="color:black;margin-left:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo2;background-clip: border-box;background-origin: padding-box;background-position-x: 0%;background-position-y: 0%;background-size: auto;outline-color: transparent;outline-style: none;outline-width: 0px;background-attachment:scroll">
<span style="font-size:12.0pt">Build and Sustain Relationships</span><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif"><o:p></o:p></span></li><li class="MsoListParagraph" style="color:black;margin-left:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo2;background-clip: border-box;background-origin: padding-box;background-position-x: 0%;background-position-y: 0%;background-size: auto;outline-color: transparent;outline-style: none;outline-width: 0px;background-attachment:scroll">
<span style="font-size:12.0pt">Pursue Responsible Environmental Stewardship </span><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif"><o:p></o:p></span></li></ul>
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<span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:black">Comments may be submitted to: <a href="mailto:iarpcprinciples@nsf.gov">
iarpcprinciples@nsf.gov</a></span><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:black">Renee Crain, OPP’s Arctic research support and logistics manager, co-chairs the working group on the revision with Roberto Delgado at the National Institutes of Health.</span><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:black">The original principles, released in 1990, have been revised to provide guidelines for the conduct of research, to better align with U.S. Arctic policy, to incorporate the latest advances in research methods, and to
 reflect expanded research efforts and disciplinary breadth in a rapidly changing Arctic.</span><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:black">Review the existing Code of Conduct here:
<a href="https://www.nsf.gov/geo/opp/arctic/conduct.jsp">https://www.nsf.gov/geo/opp/arctic/conduct.jsp</a></span><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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