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It was almost a feeling akin to deja-vu or a case of ‘you stole the words right outta me mouth!’ while reading the Michaels, 2008 article. It articulated most of my thoughts and there are a couple of quotes that … Continue reading

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Unity is Strength

In a country that is widely believed to symbolize democracy, proudly proclaiming to be “of the people, for the people and by the people”, it only seems right that the motto pervades every aspect of the society. It is only … Continue reading

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The Black hole

I almost had a punch-in-the-air, triumphant moment reading the Renner article (2009). It felt like there was finally someone who decided to represent facts as they are, with none of the biases or “nudges” (as mentioned by Guidotti in an … Continue reading

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The Art of Fabrication

Reading the Guidotti et al (2007) paper, after all that’s been discussed in class, was almost a humorous experience, minus the humor ofcourse. Knowing that the data was false, the authors corrupt and the conclusions invalid negated the credibility of … Continue reading

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Rat Race

The article on Integrity in Research (Steneck, 2006) was very interesting in that it dealt with a lot of my concerns, which I had voiced in earlier critiques. As someone who is new to the research community, understanding the implications … Continue reading

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