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Responsible Conduct of Research

Adil E Shamoo and David B Resnik


Recent scandals and controversies—such as the falsification, fabrication, and plagiarism of data in federally funded science; the manipulation and distortion of research sponsored by private companies; human embryonic stem cell research; cloning; and the patenting of DNA and cell lines—illustrate the importance of ethics in scientific research. This book provides an introduction and overview of many of the social, ethical, and legal issues facing scientists today. The book includes chapters on research misconduct, conflicts of interest, data management, mentoring, authorship, peer review, publ ... More

Keywords: research ethics, responsible conduct, data, scandals, falsification, fabrication, plagiarism, conflicts of interests, human subjects, animals

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195368246
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368246.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Adil E Shamoo, author
University of Maryland School of Medicine

David B Resnik, author
National Institutes of Health
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