Doing Global Science: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in the Global Research Enterprise

  • AuthorIAP - InterAcademy Partnership
  • TitleDoing Global Science: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in the Global Research Enterprise
  • PublisherPrinceton University Press
  • Release Date11 Feb 2016
  • Copyright@ 2016 by Princeton University Press
  • ISBN9780691170756

This concise introductory guide explains the values that should inform the responsible conduct of scientific research in today’s global setting. Featuring accessible discussions and ample real-world scenarios, Doing Global Science covers proper conduct, fraud and bias, the researcher’s responsibilities to society, communication with the public, and much more. The book places special emphasis on the international and highly networked environment in which modern research is done, presenting science as an enterprise that is being transformed by globalization, interdisciplinary research projects, team science, and information technologies.

Accessibly written by an InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) committee comprised of leading scientists from around the world, Doing Global Science is required reading for students, practitioners, and anyone concerned about the responsible conduct of science today.

  • Provides practical guidance and instructions for doing scientific research in today’s global setting
  • Covers everything from responsible conduct to communication with the public
  • Features numerous real-world scenarios drawn from an array of disciplines and national contexts
  • Focuses on issues commonly encountered in international collaborations
  • Written by a panel of leading experts from around the world
  • An essential guide for practicing scientists and anyone concerned about fostering research integrity

The electronic version of the guide is available for free download from the IAC website. Print copies are available for sale from Princeton University Press.

Financial support for the project was provided by the US Department of State, the US National Academy of Sciences, and IAP - the global network of science academies.

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