In this commentary sheet we discuss what some have termed ‘soft misconduct’ and five ways in which institutions can deal with them. Others have reasonably observed that they are just research misconduct and should be investigated and punished as such. While this might indeed be the case, until national research integrity codes (such as the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research) list these behaviours as being research misconduct, institutions will need to deal with them with their own policies and procedures.
Impostor syndrome and HDR candidates is no laughing matter… even if this cartoon is. HDR Supervisors and research institutions need to be mindful of and attend to the mental health of candidates. Their success is your success. A Research Integrity commentary.
When thinking about collaborative research, what resources and professional development does your institution provide to minimise the chances they will be duped?
We’re currently rebuilding the AHRECS web site. Here’s a sneak-peek at the new design. We’d love to get your input on what changes you’d like to see to our currentsite and what you don’t to change.
Talking about data sharing in research integrity professional development and resource material: A commentary on a Nature piece and reflecting on the epochs of ways of discussing data sharing – A Research Integrity and Human Research Ethics Commentary
This commentary by Dr Gary Allen reflects on how the ways we approach and talk about data sharing have changed. It also suggests it’s time for another change. It contains links to 13 useful reads.
Institutional conflict-of-interest policies at US academic research institutions, Resnik D.B, Ariansen, MS, Jamal, J. and Kissling, G.E. Commentary by Prof. Colin Thomson – A Research Integrity Commentary
Commentary by Prof. Colin Thomson AM on this 2016 paper about institutional conflicts of interest policies (or lack thereof) at US research institutions. This informative …
Commentary piece reflecting on the research integrity and human research ethics considerations for the research use of the data hacked from Ashley Maddison and posted online. Especially given individuals are identified and the access/use was without any consent.