Handling of scientific dishonesty in the Nordic countries

  title={Handling of scientific dishonesty in the Nordic countries},
  author={M. Nylenna and D. Andersen and G. Dahlquist and M. Sarvas and on behalf of the National Committees on Scientific Di Countries},
  journal={The Lancet},
Despite a widely recognised need, most countries still have no coherent system to deal with scientific misconduct. Committees have been established by the national medical research councils in Denmark (1992), Norway (1994), and Sweden (1997), and by the Ministry of Education in Finland (1994), to deal with scientific misconduct--ie, to initiate preventive measures, to investigate alleged cases, or both. Each committee includes both scientifically and legally qualified members. The employing… CONTINUE READING
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