1st Edition

Scientific Misconduct Training Workbook

By John Gaetano D'Angelo Copyright 2020
    164 Pages
    by CRC Press

    164 Pages
    by CRC Press

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    The field of ethics in science aims to improve the way the audience perceives science, and this unique workbook discusses the areas of ethics and scientific misconduct. It provides assessments and exercises for learners to work through in groups or alone. Completion of the workbook but especially the assessment and tests will earn the learner a certificate for scientific misconduct training compiled by the author, and the certificate is available from the author's own website. This volume is a companion to the author's published volume, Ethics in Science: Ethical Misconduct in Scientific Research, Second Edition and will appeal to undergraduates, graduates and even high school students.


  • A unique training workbook in ethics and good conduct, easliy accessible and user friendly
  • Unlike books in this area which mostly cover the theoretical foundations of ethics in science, here the author provides a practical workbook and ancillaries
  • Case studies and a PowerPoint presentation are provided and readers will receive a certificate of completion
  • There is a wealth of instructor resources available from the homepage
  • A knowledge of scientific misconduct is of utmost importance in an era of mass higher education
  • Preface

    Chapter 1 ¿ What Is Science and How Is Science Done?

    Chapter 2 ¿ Human Subjects

    Chapter 3 ¿ Research With Animals

    Chapter 4 ¿ Controversial Topics

    Chapter 5 ¿ What Are Scientific and Research Ethics and What Is Scientific and Research Misconduct

    Chapter 6 ¿ Other Forms of Misconduct and Questionable Research Practices and How They’re Called Out

    Chapter 7 ¿ Publication-Related Ethics



    Stony Brook University, Bachelor of Science (BS), Chemistry, 1996 – 2000

    The University of Connecticut, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Chemistry, 2000 – 2005

    Postdoctoral Research Associate, Johns Hopkins University,2005 – 2007

    Alfred University, NY, August 2007 – Present

    John D'Angelo teaches the following courses: Organic Chemistry I & II and associated labs; General Chemistry I & II labs and occasionally lectures; Basic (non majors) Organic Chemistry; How Science Changed the World (As a First Year Experience Course). He is also the current President of the Faculty Senate.