In addition to projects and lectures, students will participate in two specialized
workshops. Complete information coming soon.
"Studies of disgraced researchers, a series of high-profile misconduct cases, and a stream of government funding have created the discipline of research into research integrity. The results are a better understanding of those who betray science, and of the climate in which they do so. They also suggest how misconduct can be reduced, although there are good reasons to think it will never be eliminated."
During this workshop, we will explore how scientific misconduct or fraud happens, how can it be handled and whether it can be prevented altogether. The workshop is based on the series of articles focusing on the scientific misconduct published in Nature in January of 2007, in reaction to recent cases of Jan Hendrik Schon and Woo Suk Hwang reported widely in the media.
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
ETH Zurich, Switzerland