Policy ForumRESEARCH ETHICS

Global Research Integrity Training

Science  03 May 2013:
Vol. 340, Issue 6132, pp. 552-553
DOI: 10.1126/science.1236373

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Summary

Misconduct in research remains an unresolved problem despite over 30 years of local, national, and global efforts to reduce or eliminate it. For every confirmed case of serious misbehavior or misconduct, 10 or more may exist along with many more instances of lesser unprofessional practice (1, 2). Beneath the surface of visible cases, the underlying structure supporting the responsible conduct of research (RCR) has significant flaws (3).