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Ashutosh Tiwari, who falsely claimed to be affiliated with Linköping University, is also under investigation for alleged scientific misconduct and fraud.

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Academics had expressed disapproval with the college’s handling of sexual harassment allegations made against a brain sciences professor.

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Fazlul Sarkar had unsuccessfully sued PubPeer to reveal the identity of a commenter who accused him of research misconduct.

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image: The Biggest Science Scandals of 2017

The Biggest Science Scandals of 2017

By | December 15, 2017

This year’s controversial news included unethical behavior among politicians, a murder, and multiple accusations of gender discrimination and sexual harassment, in addition to the usual spate of research misconduct.

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Women Surveyed About Sexual Harassment Tell Their Stories

By | December 13, 2017

Marie Claire speaks with researchers who’d reported abuse in studies of harassment in the field.

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The nine plaintiffs allege the university’s actions put women at risk.

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US Research Integrity Head Temporarily Leaves Post

By | November 21, 2017

Kathy Partin, whose staff had expressed concerns about changes she instituted, was reportedly asked to leave.

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An open letter from hundreds of faculty members in the U.S. and abroad declares they won’t encourage students to pursue education or careers there.

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Investigations into cases of wrongdoing by professors are increasingly in the public eye. But are colleges and universities doing enough to deal with the problem?

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The professors, all faculty members in the college’s department of psychology and brain sciences, have been placed on paid leave. 

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