The human fallibility of scientists – dealing with error and bias in academic research
Doctoral thesis C. L. S. Veldkamp – Tilburg University The human fallibility of scientists – dealing with error …
The thesis describes aspects of the current publication culture that have negative effects: publication pressure, overwrought professors and complaining scientists. It is mainly about the negative aspects of the publication culture and about scientists who fiddle with research results under publication pressure and possibly as a result of personality traits.
On the occassion of the PhD defence, a symposium ‘Publish & Perish the next steps‘ was organised. The publication of the thesis also yielded media attention:
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