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Call for papers: "Recent Ethical Challenges in Social Network Analysis"

Submissions are now invited for a special section of the journal Social Networks on “Recent Ethical Challenges in Social Network Analysis” (guest-edited by myself with… 191 more words

Data In Society

University of Queensland launches investigation after researchers promote Universal Medicine 'cult'

ABC News Josh Robertson 16 April 2018

Researchers who promoted an alleged cult and showcased its bizarre healing claims in published studies have embroiled one of Australia’s top universities in an academic misconduct probe. 130 more words

Science - General

Between Evidence & Advocacy in Public Engagement

Shelly Benjaminy and Anthony Traboulsee reflect on effective public engagement in brain research. 890 more words

Research Ethics

Rules for authorship must be clarified

Recently, I wrote a post on honorary authorships in the academia. When I in that post tried to render the ICMJE criteria for academic authorship, I felt dull since I could not figure out how to express in my own words the fourth criterion: 368 more words

In The Research Debate

My Journey Toward a Writing Center - Part Three

After four months of observation, preparation, and prayer, the day arrived to open our school’s writing center. And despite our modest beginnings, we had six different visitors on our first day alone! 592 more words

English Teacher

Ethics and Society Newsfeed - April 6, 2018

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Bioethics/Medical Ethics/Animal Ethics
The Human Thing: When It’s Not About “Bioethics”
“In the place of narcissistic and subjective dignity wrongly invoked by procreation militants, we need a return to the transcendent and objective dignity of human nature.” 1,023 more words


Risks of discrimination in population-based biobanks

Even good intentions can cause harm. Considerately treating certain groups as “vulnerable,” such as pregnant women and children, can cause discrimination against them. If we protect them from participation in clinical research, we know less about how they respond to medical treatments. 271 more words

In The Research Debate