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Sep
24
2012

We thank John Galland for his service during his time at the Office of Research Integrity.

Sep
06
2012

One can imagine a graduate student or post-doctoral fellow engaging in questionable research practices due to perceived expectencies from the principal investigator. Do these people convince themselves that what they're doing is not wrong?  Is it possible that some researchers lie to themselves about engaging in questionable practices? What do you think?

Sep
06
2012

ORI found that Dr. Marc Hauser engaged in research misconduct in research supported by National Center for Research Resources, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, and National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

Aug
06
2012

ORI found that the Mepur Ravindranath  engaged in research misconduct by falsifying results reported for research supported by U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) grants R21 CA107316 and R03 CA107831, in progress reports for those grants and in two publications in scientific journals

Jul
20
2012

ORI celebrates one year on Twitter, part of our effort to reach out to the research community....

Jul
06
2012

RCR training has been active for over ten years, but has it worked to reduce misconduct? Dr. Donald Kornfeld  writes his opinion in a recent article in Academic Medicine .

Jul
06
2012

ORI found that Dr. Sinae Kim, former Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine, EU, engaged in research misconduct in research supported by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), grants R01 HL079137, R01 HL084471, and R03 HL096325, and National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), NIH, grant RC1 GM092035. 

Jun
28
2012

ORI found that the Respondent engaged in research misconduct by falsifying and fabricating cell count data that she claimed to have obtained through stereological methods in order to falsely report the effects of combined exposure of the pesticides paraquat and maneb on dopaminergic neuronal death and a neuroprotective role for estrogen in a murine model of Parkinson's disease.

Jun
05
2012

ORI found that the Respondent knowingly and intentionally fabricated and falsified data in portions of figures in an unpublished manuscript titled "TSC1 loss synergizes with KRAS activation in lung cancer development and confers rapamycin sensitivity" 

Apr
26
2012

The sharing of data is encouraged in science, but what would you do if a for-profit company asks for your data?

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