Reflecting on the Culture of Research and its Implications of Ethical Research

The particular case of research misconduct that I examined was Deepti Malhotra from John Hopkins. Malhotra fabricated the data that was used for her dissertation and four published articles. The results of this case were that she has voluntarily agreed…

Open source – how open is it really

We had a discussion of open source sites for academics. For the purpose of this post, I will only discuss open source based on academia. Open source sites allow academics to submit research papers and allows other academics to access those papers without paying some outrageous fee. Theoretically, these sites allow for the sharing of … Continue reading Open source – how open is it really

Open source – how open is it really

We had a discussion of open source sites for academics. For the purpose of this post, I will only discuss open source based on academia. Open source sites allow academics to submit research papers and allows other academics to access those papers without paying some outrageous fee. Theoretically, these sites allow for the sharing of … Continue reading Open source – how open is it really

Faculty Work Expectations

Should faculty be expected to work more than 40 hours per week? Personally, I don’t think so. Currently, most faculty I know are working 60 hours per week, if not more. Some of them appear burnt out and I worry about … Continue reading

Why I’m Sticking with Academia

Taking this course has forced me to reflect on whether or not I really want to continue pursuing a career in academia. Despite seeing the rampant misconduct and negative impacts on mental health, it is still currently something that I … Continue reading

COVID-19 and the University

This year has presented some unprecedented challenges for higher education. In January, we would never have imagined where we are today. Professors are struggling to keep students engaged in courses, students are frustrated that they can’t have the graduation they … Continue reading