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In research, sometimes things go wrong. The reasons are diverse and not always easy to identify. Here you will find a selection of research ethics and research integrity cases, to learn from mistakes and foster debate around them.

45 resources found
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Age-Old Conflicts

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Lapses in oversight compromise omics results

(2006)

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Ousted: rule-breaking Lundbeck CEO and Novartis scientist get the boot

(2014)

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To Accept or not to Accept

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Years of Ethics Charges, but Star Cancer Researcher Gets a Pass

(2013)

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UNE in row over bullying survey

(2014)

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U.S. Finds Misconduct by Ex-Researchers at Chicago and UCSF

(2014)

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Questioning a mentor

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All in the Interpretation

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Valley of sorrow

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Long Distance Collaboration

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Can a scientific paper be published anonymously?

(1997)

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Plagiarism in a PhD Thesis

(2011)

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Public Health Practice vs. Research

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SNSF Commission on Research Integrity: Good Practice and Reporting Cases

(2017)

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Austrian Commission for Research Integrity: Good Practice and Reporting Cases

(2017)

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Reusing Biopsy Material in New Publications, Image Manipulation and Fraudulent Research Protocols

(2011-2015)

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Online Posts Damage a Researcher's Reputation

(2017)

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Serious Accusation of Negligence of Ethical Principles in Human Sciences

(2017)

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A bypass for the Institutional Review Board: Reflections on the Cleveland Clinic study of the Batista operation

(2010-2017)

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Academic Affiliation and Research in a Personal Capacity

(2018)

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Disclosing Conflicts of Interest in Scientific Advice

(2018)

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University investigation finds misconduct by bone researcher with 23 retractions

(2017)

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Prominent video game-violence researcher loses another paper to retraction

(2018)

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Serbian journal lands in hot water after challenge on 24 hour peer review that cost 1785 euros

(2014)

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U.S. gov’t physicist sentenced to 18 months in prison for fraud

(2016)

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Records from controversial twin study sealed at Yale until 2065

(2018)

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Harvard scientists disciplined for not declaring ties to drug companies

(2011)

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Jailed for Faking Data

(2013)

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Canaries in the mines: children, risk, non-therapeutic research, and justice

(1990)

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What is Recklessness in Scientific Research? The Frank Sauer Case

(2011)

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The Legacy of the Hwang Case: Research Misconduct in Biosciences

(2004-2005)

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Being the Ghost in the Machine: A Medical Ghostwriter’s Personal View

(2000)

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Fraud in fluid resuscitation research

(2009)

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3 ways to blow the whistle

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Research integrity: Sabotage!

(2009)

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Scientific Misconduct and the Myth of Self-Correction in Science

(2011)

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History, Ethics and the Presidential Commission on Research in Guatemala

(1946-1948; 2010)

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Fresh Misconduct Charges Hit Dutch Social Psychology

(2009-2011)

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Sitting in judgement

(1999)