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Teaching Scientific Ethics Using the Example of Hendrik Schön
US-China Education Review (2012)
  • Bernard J. Feldman, University of Missouri–St. Louis
It has been almost 10 years since one of the greatest frauds in the history of physics was uncovered, namely, the case of Hendrik Schon. This case provides a wonderful opportunity to discuss scientific integrity and scientific misconduct with both undergraduate and graduate science students. This article explains the scientific data at the heart of this case of fraud, as well as discusses the numerous ethical issues surrounding this case, including the responsibility of research supervisors as well as the scientific community.
Publication Date
January 1, 2012
Citation Information
Bernard J. Feldman. "Teaching Scientific Ethics Using the Example of Hendrik Schön" US-China Education Review Vol. 2 Iss. 4 (2012) p. 418 - 423
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