Miquel Bulnes – Lab

Last modified: February 9, 2018

A sad and hilarious account of daily life in a lab. The story shows how personality flaws and external pressure can lead to sloppy science and results that are not replicable. The main character is a PhD student in the rush hour of life, trying to sort out how to survive in biomedical research and which course to steer with his girlfriend. The rest of the cast consists of a narcissistic and overambitious head of department and various alarmingly recognizable colleagues. Things go wrong when a letter to the editor suggests research misconduct in a paper of the PhD student with a bunch of honorary coauthors. In the turbulence that follows some of the uglier characters grasp the opportunity to shift the power balance in their advantage.

Available at bol.com

NRIN devotes a great deal of attention to the website’s content and would greatly appreciate your suggestions of documents or links you believe to belong on this website.

This selection is an incomplete convenience sample, and does not reflect NRIN’s vision or opinion. Including an item does not necessarily mean that we agree with the authors nor does it imply we think unmentioned items are of poorer quality.

Please report any suggestions, inaccuracies or nonfunctioning hyperlinks etc. that you discover. Thanks in advance!

Contact
Icon