Eric Poehlman, a scientist in the field of human obesity and aging, presented fraudulent data in lectures and …
In response to a report from dr. Uri Simonsohn about suspicions of scientific misconduct or fraud by prof. dr. Dirk Smeesters, a committee was appointed in 2012. Based in their findings, three of Smeesters’ articles were retracted. However, rumours persisted and a follow-up committee was appointed which reported on their findings in 2014. The committee found several cases of imputable inaccuracies in Smeesters’ research and recommended retraction of four more papers. A lot of raw and processed data was missing, even of recent studies. Furthermore, many minor inconsistencies were found (wrong rounding of measures in 33 out of 54 investigated studies and inconsistent numbers of reported participants and numbers in the datasets).
The links were last checked on May 19th, 2017.
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