Responsible Science, Volume I

Responsible Science, Volume I

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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.In the early 1980s, few academic institutions had formal policies or procedures to review allegations of misconduct in science. ... Although the DHHSa#39;s OSIR and the NSFa#39;s OIG have evaluated reports of some misconduct investigations, 9 theanbsp;...

Title:Responsible Science, Volume I
Author:Panel on Scientific Responsibility and the Conduct of Research, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering
Publisher:National Academies Press - 1992-01-15


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