My Reflection on “My Lab Boss Puts His Name on My Papers and Proposals” Case Study

My Reflection on “My Lab Boss Puts His Name on My Papers and Proposals” Case Study Ana is postdoctoral researcher that has become a victim of research misconduct. She speaks English as her third language. Ana values exchanging ideas in ethical manners,  so she usually asks people and some colleagues to review her work and …

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Ethics as a Responsible Scientist

When I first started my PhD at VT, one of the very first courses I took was required by my department… and rightfully so. This course was Responsible Research Conduct. Here, our understanding of responsible research and the importance of it was reinforced. As scientists, we conduct experiments, gather data, and interpret results, so thatContinue reading “Ethics as a Responsible Scientist”

Ethics Blog Post

From the given material on the website of The Office of Research Integrity, it is astonishing to find that so many researchers are doing misconduct to gain unfair advantages over their colleagues. After reviewing multiple cases, I noticed that there are some similarities shared in all these cases that should be discussed. This discussion may …

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Research Ethics: A Shared Responsibility

Ricky Malhotra (2016) The respondent falsified and fabricated data included in three NIH grant applications, one grant progress report, one publication, and seven presentations, and one image file. This case was a bout the fabrication of data and the writing up of those results. While the explanation of the case was a bit too technical …

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