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Epigram: Senior Bristol researcher resigns after admitting to research misconduct

Discussion in 'Other health news and research' started by Kalliope, Sep 10, 2018.

  1. Kalliope

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    Merged thread

    The @BristolCMM account on Twitter is currently quite interesting, if anyone may care to have a look....
     
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    Interesting article. Also - social media drama involving academics is always so fun!
     
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    I wonder if there will be an aftermath, if it might shift things.
    It went on for quite a few hours, so I guess many have seen it.
     
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    This thread title got my hopes up!
     
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    Strangely, the BristolCMM Twitter account is now back up, at least at the time of this post, and yesterday's critical tweets are still there. o_O

    Very surprising that it would re-appear, and intact - wonder how that happened, and how long it will stay up?
     
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    "We dont like what you said give us your login details and password".

    Are they serious, who gives anyone a password they use?
     
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    There is still this article
    https://forbetterscience.com/2018/09/10/abderrahmane-kaidi-leaves-bristol-after-misconduct-findings/

    But lets not forget Bristol University tried to shut @dave30th up rather than investigate Crawley and Jonathan Sterne for doing research without ethics approval. So they have a history of trying to cover up issues. Perhaps the surprise here is they actually investigated research misconduct (but seemed to keep a very narrow scope). I wonder if it was because collaborators at other institutions (rather than patients) complained.
     
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    For anyone who thinks there is an actual definition of fake news this is a warning of what can happen if the government or establishment get to claim they can define it and dissapear stuff.
     
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    Hopefully this will Streisand effect the issue. It generally does.

    *grabs popcorn*
     
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    BristolCMM has gone again.
     
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    It looks like they have deleted the twitter account this time.
     
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    On the BBC now:
    Bristol lecturer resigns over fabricated research
     

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