Friday, 4 March 2011

The Consequences of Research Fraud

It may occurr to some that the research fraud cases that I have been posting about recently are mainly of interest to the insiders of academia and merely harming their esoteric sense of justice. This piece, pertaining to the scandal of German medical researcher Joachim Boldt that I posted about a while back, in today's Telegraph provides apt illustration of how this is far from what is actually at stake.