Category: Integrity

Critique of the DOI Scientific Integrity Policy

August 8, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

 

Critique of the DOI Scientific Integrity Policy

(305 DM 3, 1/28/11)

August 8, 2012

Dr. Paul R. Houser

Introduction:I served as a member of the Department of Interior (DOI) and the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Scientific …

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Personal Code of Ethics

April 20, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Scientific integrity and performing science that is the public trust is my core value.  With my “Water Cycle Research making a Difference” goal, it is my intention to propose, perform, and report science research and results honestly, accurately, unbiased and …

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Scientific Code of Ethics

April 20, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

In 2001, Sir John Sulston proposed that scientists declare their intention “to cause no harm and to be wholly truthful in their public pronouncements, and also to protect them from discrimination by employers who might prefer them to be economical …

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Scientific Integrity Issues

April 20, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Fundamentally, scientific misconduct falls under intentional falsification, fabrication, and plagiarism.  However, even with good intentions and a code of conduct, unfortunately science is usually performed from the outset with at least a bias, and often with a predetermined goal …

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Klamath Dam Removal Scientific Misconduct

April 19, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

In April 2011, I was hired as the Bureau of Reclamation‘s science adviser and scientific integrity officer.  After I questioned science reporting and summary documents related to the Klamath River Dam Removal Secretarial Decision, I faced systematic reprisal …

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Science Integrity Officer

December 16, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Bureau of Reclamation, Scientific Integrity Officer, Delta Smelt Inquiry

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