2021. 09. 13.

Sweden created a government agency to handle research-misconduct investigations

In most countries, universities and research institutions deal with misconduct allegations in-house, which can lead to some cases not being handled fairly or transparently. Sweden followed Denmark — the first country in the world to set up such an agency, in 2017 — in a bid to shake up research-fraud probes.The newly formed government organization tackled 46 research-fraud investigations in 2020 — three times as many as expected. An article form nature.com.

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