Sophia Pan

Pan is a Ph.D. Candidate at the Institute of Education at National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan. Her major is e-Learning, and her minor is Management of Technology. She holds a B.Ed. in Educational Technology.

Pan’s research focuses on (1) the investigation of academic integrity- and research ethics-related knowledge, misconception, and attitudes among college students; (2) the (online) instructional methods and strategies for ethics and affective education, and (3) academic and scientific authorship. Learning sciences, instructional design, and institutional culture and climate in promoting research integrity are central to her areas of current study as well.

In addition, Pan is also a Graduate Research Associate of a nationwide project, Program of Research Ethics Education in Taiwan. The Program, funded by the Ministry of Education of Taiwan, is one of the leading projects to build a nationwide research ethics system of education, consultation, and evaluation services in Taiwan.

Internationally, Pan was awarded a grant from the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan in 2015 to perform her advanced research abroad. She is now a visiting graduate student at the Department of Pathology, University of California, San Diego. Her supervisor is Dr. Kalichman, the Director of UCSD Research Ethics Program. Moreover, she had published some of her research in the 3rd and 4th World Conference on Research Integrity (WCRI). She was also one of the doctoral students chosen to attend the Doctoral Forum of the 4th WCRI. She was an attendee of the 2016 Research Integrity in Asia and the Pacific Rim Meeting (APRI) as well.