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On Being a Scientist

March 27, 2009

The National Academy of Sciences, in conjunction with the NAE and IOM, has released a new edition of a guide that may be very useful to you. Check out the press release below, and click the link to purchase or view the guide online.

March 27, 2009 — A new edition of On Being a Scientist: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in Research offers researchers — particularly early-career scientists and their mentors — guidance on how to conduct research responsibly and avoid misconduct such as fabrication and plagiarism. The guide, issued by the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine, includes new case studies and has been updated to reflect the emergence of electronic publishing and globalization of research.

Please note — for those of you counting pennies, you can read the full report online at no cost.

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