A group of postdocs at University of Cambridge are taking the lead in combatting academic bullying of young researchers in the world of publishing. This campaign – driven by self-branded “Early Career Researchers (ECRs)” – condemns current publishing practices and urges the scientific community to embrace more transparent and open publishing practices to better promote scientific progress.
Barrett & Singal partner and Research Misconduct Department co-chair, Elizabeth McEvoy is set to lead a panel at the 2019 Threes I’s, Biosecurity, and Research Integrity Conference, presented by the Maine Regulatory Training and Ethics Center taking place in Portsmouth, NH on April 30th.
Twenty years after the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) adopted “falsification, fabrication, or plagiarism” as the black-letter definition of research misconduct, at least one member of the scientific community is challenging what it means to commit research misconduct.
You are a research compliance officer and you receive an anonymous complaint: A member of your faculty has allegedly fabricated data featured prominently in a recent publication that is sponsored by a National Institutes of Health grant held by your institution. Not good.