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Misconduct in Research

Adil E. Shamoo and David B. Resnik

in Responsible Conduct of Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368246
eISBN:
9780199867615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368246.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

Since the 1980s, well-publicized examples of research misconduct have increased public concerns and stimulated responses from government, universities, and other research institutions. The result has ... More


Good Conduct and Integrity in Epidemiologic Research

Colin L. Soskolne, Peter H. Abbrecht, Nancy M. Davidian, and Alan R. Price

in Ethics and Epidemiology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195322934
eISBN:
9780199864416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322934.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the scope of scientific misconduct, including integrity in science. It examines how vested interests can undermine the course of science. It presents some recent analytical ... More


How Is the “Integrity of Research” Regulated: What Is Research Misconduct?

in Law in the Laboratory: A Guide to the Ethics of Federally Funded Science Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226101644
eISBN:
9780226101668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101668.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines what constitutes scientific misconduct and the process that is supposed to be used to separate the guilty from the innocent. The process is examined from four perspectives: ... More


Scientific Practices and the Erosion of Trust

Inmaculada de Melo-Martín and Kristen Intemann

in The Fight Against Doubt: How to Bridge the Gap Between Scientists and the Public

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190869229
eISBN:
9780190869236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190869229.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter discusses some social and institutional factors related to the practice of science that cast doubt on the trustworthiness of scientists and thus contribute to undermining the trust that ... More


Intellectual Integrity

Catherine Z. Elgin

in True Enough

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036535
eISBN:
9780262341370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036535.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Legislating members of a realm of epistemic ends have obligations to one another that are simultaneously epistemic and moral. Respecting these obligations not only promotes the ends of the ... More


Benfordʼs Law and Fraud in Economic Research

Karl-Heinz Tödter

in Benford's Law: Theory and Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147611
eISBN:
9781400866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147611.003.0012
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter reviews applications of Benford's law to uncover fraud in macroeconomic data, forecasts, and econometric regression results, as Benford's law provides tools for checking reliability and ... More


Risk

Ken Peach

in Managing Science: Developing your Research, Leadership and Management Skills

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198796077
eISBN:
9780191837234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796077.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

In this chapter, the importance of risk is emphasized and risk is distinguished from gambling. Projects without risk (that is, where the outcome is certain) lead to very little progress; however, ... More


Yes, Giftedness (Aka “innate” talent) does exist! 1

Françoys Gagné

in The Complexity of Greatness: Beyond Talent or Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199794003
eISBN:
9780199345212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794003.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter pursues two main goals: (a) demonstrate that natural abilities—and their outstanding expression as gifts—really exist (the mainstream Pronat position), and that recent attacks by a few ... More


Generalizing Benfordʼs Law

Joanne Lee, Wendy K. Tam Cho, and George Judge

in Benford's Law: Theory and Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147611
eISBN:
9781400866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147611.003.0017
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter examines and searches for evidence of fraud in two clinical data sets from a highly publicized case of scientific misconduct. In this case, data were falsified by Eric Poehlman, a ... More


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