Workshop on Scientific Misconduct and the Role of Physics Journals in its Investigation and Prevention


This page will be updated as we obtain agreement from invited speakers, moderators, and panelists.

It is the intent of the organizers to have much open discussion by all participants.

Monday, October 13:

8:00 am Registration; coffee/tea and biscuits
9:00 am Welcome and announcements (Cowhig)
Introduction on behalf of IUPAP (Elliott)
9:15 am Statement of the problems (Blume)
9:45 am Panel – Plagiarism and failure to cite properly (Weinberg [Moderator], Godbole, Liu, Connerade)
10:45 am Break
11:15 am Panel – Duplicate submissions (Sullenberger [Moderator], Hildebrandt, Hilf)
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Panel – Authorship problems (Knight [Moderator], Mukhi, Couzin)
2:00 pm Presentation and discussion – Responsibilities of institutions (Enderby)
3:00 pm Break
3:30 pm Panel – Fabrication of Data (Schroeder [Moderator], Ziemelis, Osborne, Adams)
4:30 pm Panel – Responsibilities of journals to one another (Bolman [Moderator], Jerome, Takahashi)
5:30 pm Adjourn
6:00 pm Reception and dinner

Tuesday, October 14:

8:15 am Coffee/tea and biscuits
9:00 am Presentation and discussion – Misconduct and biomedical journals (R. Smith)
10:00 am Panel – Conflict of interest (von Foerster [Moderator], Neuman, Tsang)
10:45 am Break
11:15 am Panel – Referee misconduct (Ushioda [Moderator], Cardona, Bender)
12:15 pm Lunch
1:15 pm Panel – Different international views of misconduct (Cerdeira [Moderator], Godbole, Salinas, Baker)
2:00 pm Punishment of offenders: how, what, and by whom — open discussion (Tsang)
2:45 pm Panel – Summary and next steps (Elliott [Chair], Halsted, Longden-Chapman)
3:30 pm Adjourn


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