Responsible Science

Responsible Science

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Responsible Science is a comprehensive review of factors that influence the integrity of the research process. Volume I examines reports on the incidence of misconduct in science and reviews institutional and governmental efforts to handle cases of misconduct. The result of a two-year study by a panel of experts convened by the National Academy of Sciences, this book critically analyzes the impact of today's research environment on the traditional checks and balances that foster integrity in science. Responsible Science is a provocative examination of the role of educational efforts; research guidelines; and the contributions of individual scientists, mentors, and institutional officials in encouraging responsible research practices.The criteria for determining what constitutes an aquot;adequateaquot; inquiry or investigation remain somewhat vague, although PHS and NSF officials have made efforts to clarify the policies, procedures, and criteria that guide their evaluations ofanbsp;...

Title:Responsible Science
Author:Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (U.S.). Panel on Scientific Responsibility and the Conduct of Research
Publisher:National Academies - 1992


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