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Associate Prof in Biochemistry at University of Leicester, with a special interest in bioethics teaching. "Likes" may be bookmarks to find later.
12 Jul 18
Fifth and final session on #ResearchIntegrity Brandon Stell on #PubPeer pubpeer.com @FEBSnews
Stell: Scientists are not the only people whose work relies on accuracy of published work - also basis for current and future research, public policy, etc #ResearchMisconduct
Stell: cites the #Poldermans case and how flawed publication that made its way into guidelines led to 8000 deaths
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12 Jul 18
Fourth speaker in #ResearchMisconduct session - Stefan Franzen "How not to design research misconduct policy" #FEBS2018
Franzen: Scientific funding has been dramatically shaken up by #InternationalPropertyRights and #TechnologyTransfer, incrementally since Bayh-Dole Act
Franzen: What happened to the *science* taking the lead in what gets published? #PublicationEthics
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12 Jul 18
Third #ResearchMisconduct presentation by Bernhard Rupp: The action is in the re(tr)action @FEBSnews #FEBS2018
Rupp breaks with convention and walks away from the podium #WanderingSpeaker
Rupp: valid concerns exist about incorrect and irreproducible research, but is there a "reproducibility crisis"? #ResearchMisconduct
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12 Jul 18
Second presentation on #ResearchMisconduct Alexander Wlodawer looking in detail at careless and rare fake structures in Crystallography and CryEM @FEBSnews
Wlodawer: several examples of structures deposited but not published, even many years later #ProteinStructure
Wlodawer: most notorious case of outright #Fabrication H.M. Krishna Murthy from University of Alabama retractionwatch.com/2018/04/10/inf…
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12 Jul 18
Last morning at #FEBS2018 - important session on #ResearchMisconduct #ResearchIntegrity getting underway
Laszlo Festus summarising the Transparency and Openness Promotion initiative cos.io/our-services/t… #ResearchEthics #PublicationEthics @FEBSnews
Festus moves on to outline #ALLEA Integrity Code of Conduct (which I also mentioned in my session on Monday) ec.europa.eu/research/parti… #Bioethics #FEBS2018
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