How to blow the Whistle and still have a career afterwards
- 915 Downloads
Filing charges of scientific misconduct can be a risky and dangerous endeavor. This article presents rules of conduct to follow when considering whether to report perceived misconduct, and a set of step-by-step procedures for responsible whistleblowing that describe how to do so once the decision to report misconduct has been made. This advice is framed within the university setting, and may not apply fully in industrial settings.
Keywordsethics policies scientific misconduct young scientists whistleblowing
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- 1.On Being a Scientist: Responsible Conduct in Research, Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy of the National Academy of Sciences (National Academy Press, 1995), second edition, p. 18.Google Scholar
- 2.Guidelines for Ethical Practices in Research, Office of Research Integrity at the University of Pittsburgh, May 1997, p. 7.Google Scholar
- 3.Responsible Science: Ensuring the Integrity of the Research Process, Volume I, National Academy of Sciences (National Academy Press, 1992), recommendation 11, pp. 16–17.Google Scholar