THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Falsification as a subject of scientific research

2013. №4, pp. 315-320

Yuliya O. Tutarinova - Laboratory Assistant, Astrakhan State University, 20a Tatishchev st., Astrakhan, 414056, Russian Federation,, lyboy@inbox.ru

In the last decade fraud in scientific research has reached such proportions that it has become the subject of scientific interest itself. The reasons for this situation can act as a significant increasing to create a name for the scientists themselves in science, receiving prestigious awards, or get promoted the career ladder that all leads to the temptation of ignorance, misrepresentation and concealment of the truth. The article discusses the causes and consequences of fraud which began to reign in the world scientific community. The author gives the examples of attempts to combat scientific fraud in Russia.

Key words: falsification,scientific fraud,falsification of scientific results,"shadow" science,corruption,the Commission to Combat Pseudoscience and the Falsification of research

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