office of research integrity
US Research Integrity Head Temporarily Leaves Post
US Research Integrity Head Temporarily Leaves Post
Kerry Grens | Nov 21, 2017
Kathy Partin, whose staff had expressed concerns about changes she instituted, was reportedly asked to leave.
Scientific Misconduct: Red Flags
Scientific Misconduct: Red Flags
John R. Thomas Jr. | Dec 1, 2015
Warning signs that scandal might be brewing in your lab
 
Settlement Reached in Misconduct Case
Settlement Reached in Misconduct Case
Dan Cossins | Apr 19, 2013
A cancer researcher found guilty of misconduct has reached a settlement with the ORI that allows him to apply for federal research funding.
Decade-Long Misconduct Case Closed
Decade-Long Misconduct Case Closed
Jef Akst | Apr 9, 2013
A former University of Washington researcher did commit misconduct 10 years ago, according to the Office of Research Integrity.
Disputed Research Ends in Tragedy
Disputed Research Ends in Tragedy
Dan Cossins | Mar 14, 2013
A biomedical researcher whose Nature paper was called into question was found dead in his lab.
 
Psychology Grad Student Faked Data
Psychology Grad Student Faked Data
Dan Cossins | Mar 7, 2013
A young psychologist who studied the effects of motivation and reward on cognitive control is found to have falsified data in three published papers.
 
Physiologist Faked Data
Physiologist Faked Data
Dan Cossins | Feb 5, 2013
A Case Western Reserve University researcher is found guilty of altering the number of samples and results to inflate the statistical significance of his findings.
Neurologist Faked Stroke Data
Neurologist Faked Stroke Data
Dan Cossins | Jan 28, 2013
A University of Wisconsin neuroscientist is found guilty of falsifying Western blots as part of his stroke research, and has requested the retraction of two papers.
Men Cheat More Often
Men Cheat More Often
Dan Cossins | Jan 22, 2013
Male scientists commit research misconduct more often than their female peers, and senior researchers are more likely to engage in fraud than trainees.
Reforming Research Cheats
Reforming Research Cheats
Dan Cossins | Jan 9, 2013
A new ethics course aims to rehabilitate scientists found guilty of misconduct so they can return to the field as productive researchers.