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Episode 8. Summer of Open Science: Scientific Misconduct ft. Dr. Elisabeth Bik – Part 2

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In this episode of the Offspring Podcast, Srinath and Niko talk to Dr. Elisabeth Bik, a scientific consultant/detective, who is uncovering publications committing scientific misconduct. We discuss details about how she became one of the most well-known people to publicize research papers that contain image duplications. Furthermore, we talk about reasons for scientist to fake their data and what some causes could be. One interesting part is also the response of the authors and journals in question and how they deal with the accusation.
Check out Dr. Bik's blog and her paper on Image Duplication in the Biomedical field.

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