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Ethical conduct for research : a code of scientific ethicsAuthor(s): Marcia Patton-Mallory; Kathleen Franzreb; Charles Carll; Richard Cline
Source: Journal of forestry. Vol. 98, no. 7 (July 2000).:p. 32-33 : col. ill.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionThe USDA Forest Service recently developed and adopted a code of ethical conduct for scientific research and development. The code addresses issues related to research misconduct, such as fabrication, falsification, or plagiarism in proposing, performing, or reviewing research or in reporting research results, as well as issues related to professional misconduct, such as authorship practices, conflict of interest, and responsible treatment of data and resources.The adoption of a code of scientific ethics is expected to foster fairness, accuracy, and integrity in the conduct and reporting of scientific research within the agency.
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CitationPatton-Mallory, Marcia; Franzreb, Kathleen; Carll, Charles; Cline, Richard. 2000. Ethical conduct for research : a code of scientific ethics. Journal of forestry. Vol. 98, no. 7 (July 2000).:p. 32-33 : col. ill.
KeywordsProfessional ethics, Code of practice, Public agencies, Forestry
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