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Posts tagged with "research misconduct"

  • Beryl Lieff Benderly ,

    More on Culture and Misconduct

    Some months back, Science Careers looked into research exploring the relationship between academic misconduct and social structure.  Studies by Andrew Schrank of the University of New Mexico and Cheol-Sung Lee of the University of Chicago had identified structural features of universities in some East Asian countries that they say contribute t… Read More
  • Beryl Lieff Benderly , ,

    The heroes of the Hauser affair

    I have been reading the copious reportage on the Hauser affair at Harvard with admiration and respect. But that respect is not for the prominent professor who is alleged to have grievously abused his position and the trust of his colleagues and subordinates, nor is it for the cautious bureaucrats at that influential university who have… Read More
  • Americas ,

    Avoiding Plagiarism

    It seems like a no-brainer that you shouldn’t take someone else’s research or words, slap your name on it, and submit it to a journal. However, quite a few scientists out there seem to have missed this simple lesson. Consider these responses by authors who duplicated content and citations from earlier published articles: “To be… Read More