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Research integrity report calls for change to flawed system

Chemistry World -------- The US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has released a report on how to improve research integrity, which has been some four years in the making. It says scientific misconduct should be ‘reframed’ as a problem of scientists operating within a flawed system, rather than a problem of rogue researchers working in isolation. ‘Let’s stop talking only about bad apples, and look at the barrel and the barrel-makers,’ says C. K. Gunsalus, who directs the National Center for Professional and Research Ethics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and served on the committee that wrote the report. ‘By understanding that people are working in an environment and are influenced by that environment, we can be more effective in addressing research misconduct.’ To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.


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