Provided by University of Alabama in Huntsville

In today's highly competitive world, everyone wants to get ahead. But at what cost? That's the question Dr. Eric Fong, associate professor of management at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), had to ask himself at a pivotal time in his academic career.

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By John Bohannon

It all started as a prank in 2005. Three computer science Ph.D. students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology—Jeremy Stribling, Max Krohn, and Dan Aguayo—created a program to generate nonsensical computer science research papers.

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http://www.rcr.ethics.gc.ca/eng/news-nouvelles_2015-02-10.html

4th World Conference on Research Integrity Travel Grant

Panel on Responsible Conduct of Research

Application Criteria and Procedures

Secretariat on Responsible Conduct of Research
The Secretariat on Responsible Conduct of Research (SRCR) is mandated to:

  • promote high ethical standards in the responsible conduct of research; and
  • implement and promote educational activities related to the implementation of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans, 2nd edition (TCPS 2) and the Framework on Responsible Conduct of Research (the Framework).

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Emma Stoye
12 January 2015

It is rare for scientific controversies to make it into the mainstream media. But the high profile retraction of a paper on stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency (STAP) by Nature in July – just five months after its publication – made national news.

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1 January 2015

A new way of evaluating academics’ research output using easily obtained data

By Ushma S. Neill, Craig B. Thompson, and Donna S. Gibson | January 1, 2015

It can often be difficult to gauge researcher productivity and impact, but these measures of effectiveness are important for academic institutions and funding sources to consider in allocating limited scientific resources and funding.

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