This week EEB features our very own Dr. Bob Montgomerie who will lead a discussion regarding:
Recent scandals, retractions, and evidence of fraud or misconduct in science have brought a number of important issues to the forefront that I think are worh our attention. In this session I will briefly present some examples, but mainly I would like to discuss the reasons for this flurry of interest in how science is done, and what we might consider as ways to solve the problem (if we agree that there is a problem). You can prepare for this discussion by reading some of the examples and comments on the Retraction Watch (http://retractionwatch.com/) and PubPeer (https://pubpeer.com) websites. And, of course, at the Twitter feed in the title.
The EEB Seminars run weekly, on Thursdays, in the EEB Lounge of the BioSciences Complex, Room 4338, from 12:30-1:30pm. Light refreshments are served starting at 12:15.