Ethics in Science

  • Robert L. Shewfelt
Chapter

Abstract

Most of us know right from wrong. Ethical practice is basically doing what is right and avoiding the temptation to resort to shortcuts, lies, cheating, and fraud. I write this chapter in trepidation fearing that rather than providing guidelines for appropriate behavior I may be providing temptation for bad behavior. As scientists we like to believe that we have higher standards than politicians. To be able to claim a higher calling we must not only practice ethics, but we must also be vigilant in holding colleagues and organizations to the same standard.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert L. Shewfelt
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  1. 1.Department of Food Science & Technology Food Process Research & Development LaboratoryUniversity of GeorgiaAthensUSA

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