Research

Research
Jan 08, 2019
Author of a recent academic scam faces disciplinary action by Portland State, for failing to alert his research review board before hoodwinking journal editors with outrageous articles. Many say he's guilty of bad form, but did he commit misconduct?

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October 12, 2015

Study suggests that publication pressures lead to more familiar -- and more likely to be published -- research, at the expense of innovation.

October 7, 2015

Big, ideas-oriented research is exciting, but will recent, costly initiatives live up to the hype?

August 28, 2015

Landmark study suggests that most psychology studies don't yield reproducible results. What does it mean for the discipline, and science as a whole?

August 14, 2015

How a biotech professor found himself in the middle of a firestorm over ethics in research and outreach about genetically modified foods.

May 6, 2015

Study suggests most part-time faculty members want full-time work. But what they want even more is acceptance as colleagues and peers from full-time professors and administrators.

March 26, 2015

Ohio State University faculty members object to a proposed new intellectual property policy they say is too vague and appears to be too broad.

 

February 20, 2015

Report seeks a broad rethinking of the structure of professors' jobs, with a strong emphasis on academic freedom and equitable treatment, but an openness to radical change.

September 8, 2014

Eight of 10 college athletes don't think participating in paid fantasy sports leagues is a violation of NCAA rules. They're wrong.

June 11, 2014

Two Temple U. professors are under fire for allegedly not disclosing in a working paper and in newspaper op-eds that their private prison-friendly research findings were funded in part by the private prison industry.

December 2, 2013

Cathy Trower, closing out 16 years leading a research effort of academic work, shares thoughts on tenure, retirement age, adjunct conditions and more.

 

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