Ferric Fang, MD, discussed how fraudulent research gets into prestigious journals at our monthly event on Sept. 11 at University House.

Dr. Fang, a UW microbiologist, shared data on research misconduct and let science writers know what precautions to take. Fang is at the forefront of trying to make fundamental reforms in the methods and culture of research.

For more info on Fang, here’s a Carl Zimmer article in The New York Times. And an editorial by Fang.

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