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Demilitarize McGill: Questionable research on campuses

by Amy Rose Gofton

The university as an institution is a place of learning, but it is also a place of research. Demilitarize McGill, an anti-military research and recruitment organization with an average membership of between 7 and 20 people, at McGill University understands the research side of the institution all too well. 752 more words

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Accountability for Research Misconduct

Zubin Master suggests that institutions bear some moral responsibility for research misconduct 841 more words

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Fair or foul?

Was the Facebook mood experiment “fair” or “foul” from an ethical perspective? Is it even possible for ethics to produce a determinate or “right” answer to this question?  137 more words

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Referencing, plagiarism and building credibility

Plagiarism is a big deal in academia. As students we are told often what a terrible thing it is to plagiarise the work or ideas of others, and that if we do plagiarise we could face serious penalties. 1,056 more words

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How We Learned Not to Drop the E-Bomb

Jeremy Snyder and Valorie A. Crooks explain why they avoid using the word “ethics” on their Medical Tourism website. 795 more words

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New academic year post

University departments for the health professions, like Cardiff University’s School of Healthcare Sciences, have long academic years. We welcome intakes of new pre-registration undergraduate nurses every September, which is a time when students of many other disciplines are still enjoying the tail end of their summer holidays. 252 more words

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Data Protection and research data: Q&A

FAQ: How can I be sure that my research does not contravene Data protection law?

JISC Legal have just published a useful set of questions and answers on… 147 more words

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