Integrity Insights

When Donna Kessler, Misconduct Review Officer at Duke, reported the incidence of plagiarism found in national studies of research misconduct, gasps were heard from the audience of our most recent R

The most recent Town Hall on Plagiarism and Intellectual Credit organized by ASIST and the Duke Office of Scientific Integrity was attended by about 190 members of the Duke community. The event is part of a monthly series intended to serve as a public space for interactive discussion, meant to contribute to a cultural shift where research integrity is fostered at all levels and in all aspects of research.

A referee uses a whistle to ensure that the ‘rules of the game’ are being followed.

Authorship remains both a primary means for sharing scientific discovery and a primary currency for demonstrating an individual’s scientific contribution.  Consequently, deciding authorship has the

The newly created Duke Office of Scientific Integrity (of which ASIST is part of) recently hosted a town hall “Improving Grantspersonship from a Reviewer's Perspective”.

Is the biggest enemy of good science a financial conflict of interest? Probably not. The real enemy is bias. How do you measure bias? What are potential sources of bias?

Ask a seasoned researcher what it takes to be good at research apart from formal training, and he or she is likely to list such attributes as tenacity, innovative ideas, attention to detail, and wr

The next event in the new Research Town Hall series will take place Nov 1. As part of this event, Dr.

Have you ever hit a paywall when searching for a scientific publication? A paywall describes an arrangement where access to content is restricted to only those who have paid a subscription.

A team of Duke authors, including lead author Rebecca Brouwer and senior author Denise Snyder, have been selected to receive the 

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