Tag Archives: ethics

Keep your research honest, unbiased, comprehensive, and blind

Science cannot advance on fraudulent publications, whether the problems are big or small. We all know the basics of honest research, but there are also things we need to be taught. These are based on understanding our inadvertent tendencies to … Continue reading

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Plagiarism is more common than I thought

Are you really so happy with how someone else says something that you are prepared to risk your honor and plagiarize? Apparently the answer is yes, all too often. Recently I have been involved in discussions about a particular case … Continue reading

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Ethical behavior towards others

The ethical treatment of others in research means you are fair to your students, fair to your collaborators, fair to others who have worked in the field, fair to your subjects if you are working on humans, and fair to … Continue reading

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What you do not know about ethical science practice

Why should you have anything to learn about ethics in research if you are a good person who learned early about proper behavior? You know not to take things that belong to other people. You know not to cheat. You … Continue reading

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