Category Archives: Ethics

Bullying as scientific misconduct

by Judith Curry

Updated AGU Ethics Policy available for member comment.  Proposed new language identifies harassment and bullying as scientific misconduct.

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Response to critiques: Climate scientists versus climate data

by Judith Curry

Not surprisingly, John Bates’ blog post and David Rose’s article in the Mail on Sunday have been receiving some substantial attention.

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Climate scientists versus climate data

by John Bates

A look behind the curtain at NOAA’s climate data center.

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Week in review – back to school edition

by Judith Curry

Many academics now consider freedom of speech just another American eccentricity, like guns and religion. – Daniel Jacobsen

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Alarm over the public loss of trust in science

by Judith Curry

A blast of fresh air from the new Editor-in-Chief of Science. “Science editor-in-chief sounds alarm over falling public trust. Jeremy Berg warns scientists are straying into policy commentator roles.

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Climate power play by the AAAS et al.

by Judith Curry

The AAAS and affiliated professional societies just shot themselves in the foot with the letter to U.S. policy makers.

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A new definition of academic misconduct

by Judith Curry

Ridd was punished by James Cook University for “not displaying responsibility in respecting the reputations of other colleagues.” The university even warned that if he does this again, he’ll be tried for serious misconduct.

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