Planned Misconduct Surveys Meet Stiff Resistance

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  22 Nov 2002:
Vol. 298, Issue 5598, pp. 1549
DOI: 10.1126/science.298.5598.1549

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Log in to view the full text

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution


The government's Office of Research Integrity (ORI) has built its reputation on high-profile investigations into alleged fraud, attracting both praise and ridicule. Now ORI is trying to blaze a trail in understanding, and then preventing, scientific misconduct. But its new direction seems equally controversial: One proposed survey has already been shot down by the White House, and another is under fire from two prominent biomedical research groups.