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Ethics report backs education over punishment

Research misconduct around the world is best prevented by mentoring and education rather than by institutional surveillance and punishments that vary between countries, say two international academy organisations.

The 17 October report on responsible research by the Netherlands-based InterAcademy Council and the IAP, the global network of science academies based in Italy, says it is responding to the increasingly global and interdisciplinary nature of science, its role in policy debates and the rise of high-profile cases of inappropriate research.

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