The Research Ethics Program serves as a resource for the campus community to identify and address ethical challenges intrinsic to the conduct of science, engineering, and other academic scholarship.

Case of the Month: August 2018


It often seems that graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and faculty spend at least as much time worrying about career advancement as they do about the science itself. Given the diverse versions of academic achievement, it is somewhat surprising that the focus is often solely on the number of papers published in "high impact factor" journals.

What does it mean to have a high impact factor?

Does publishing in a high impact factor journal mean that an investigator's work has high impact?


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