Research Misconduct


Research Misconduct


On June 29, 2017, Kim Quaid, PhD gave a presentation on the ethical issues of research misconduct (e.g. fabrication, falsification, plagiarism). The video of the presentation can be accessed with the link above. The presentation lasts approximately 15 minutes and is followed by approximately 25 minutes of discussion.

Additional Resources:

Office of Research Integrity

Sox, H. C., & Rennie, D. (2006). Research misconduct, retraction, and cleansing the medical literature: lessons from the Poehlman case. Annals of Internal Medicine, 144(8), 609.

Seife, C. (2015). Research misconduct identified by the US Food and Drug Administration: out of sight, out of mind, out of the peer-reviewed literature. JAMA internal medicine, 175(4), 567-577.

Resnik, D. B., Neal, T., Raymond, A., & Kissling, G. E. (2015). Research misconduct definitions adopted by US research institutions. Accountability in research, 22(1), 14-21.

Resnik, D. B., Rasmussen, L. M., & Kissling, G. E. (2015). An International Study of Research Misconduct Policies. Accountability in Research, 22(5), 249–266.

George, S. L. (2016). Research misconduct and data fraud in clinical trials: prevalence and causal factors. International journal of clinical oncology, 21(1), 15.

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