Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy. On Being A Scientist: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in Research, Third Edition. Chapter on Research Misconduct. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2009.

 

Click on the following case studies and discussion points:

  • Fabrication in a Grant Proposal
    Discussion Points

    • Description: Explores definition of fabrication and appropriate consequences.
  • Is it Plagiarism?
    Discussion Points

    • Description: Explores definition of plagiarism – is it acceptable to borrow one sentence?
  • A Career in the Balance
    Discussion Points

    • Description: Explores options for addressing suspected misconduct.
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    Alexander, M, Williams, W. A Guidebook for Teaching Selected Responsible Conduct of Research Topics to a Culturally Diverse Trainee Group, Chapter 6: Teaching Materials for Research Misconduct

     

     

    Mini-Survey, Chapter 6: pages 45-46.

     

     

    Case RM -1, Chapter 6: page 47.

     

     

    Case RM -2, Chapter 6: page 49.

     

     

    Mini-Case RM -A, Chapter 6: page 53.

     

     

    Mini-Case RM -B, Chapter 6: page 54.

     

     

    Mini-Case RM -C, Chapter 6: page 55.

     

     

    Macrina, FL. Scientific Integrity: Text and Cases in Responsible Conduct of Research, 4th edition. Chapter 1: Methods, Manners, and the Responsible Conduct of Research. Washington, DC: ASM Press, 2014.

     

    Click on the following Appendix-1 Survey:

  • Survey 2: Research Misconduct

    • Description: Explores different kinds of data falsification, types of plagiarism, personal willingness to commit possible misconduct, responsibilities for whistle-blowing.
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