The booklet ‘On being a scientist’ (a guide to responsible conduct in research) is available as free online text or pdf, and for sale as paperback.
The scientific research enterprise is built on a foundation of trust. Scientists trust that the results reported by others are valid. Society trusts that the results of research reflect an honest attempt by scientists to describe the world accurately and without bias. But this trust will endure only if the scientific community devotes itself to exemplifying and transmitting the values associated with ethical scientific conduct.
National Academies Press
‘On being a scientist: a guide to responsible conduct of research’ Washington: the National Academies Press, 2009. ISBN: 978-0-309-11970-2
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