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NYU Defends Against Backlash Over Potential Hire
Hundreds of the school’s faculty, students, and trainees are protesting its consideration of David Sabatini, who left his previous posts after alleged sexual misconduct.
NYU Defends Against Backlash Over Potential Hire
NYU Defends Against Backlash Over Potential Hire

Hundreds of the school’s faculty, students, and trainees are protesting its consideration of David Sabatini, who left his previous posts after alleged sexual misconduct.

Hundreds of the school’s faculty, students, and trainees are protesting its consideration of David Sabatini, who left his previous posts after alleged sexual misconduct.

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UNC Research Chief Admits to Plagiarism, Resigns
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The NIH shared new data detailing complaints it has received in recent years, the latest in a series of steps taken by funding agencies and professional organizations to address misconduct.
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Academic mentors are not necessarily natural managers. Their graduate students often bear the brunt of this shortcoming.
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MeTooSTEM Leader Admits to Faking Twitter Account
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The correspondence points to routine data-massaging at a high-profile lab.
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Aggie Mika | Sep 8, 2017
Authors of rescinded papers see a 10 percent to 20 percent decline in citation rates for their other publications.