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Fakes, Fallacies and The Integrity of Scientific Literature


Fri Jun 16 2017, 7:00pm–8:00pm

Where: National Library, 100 Victoria Street, Rochor, Singapore

Restrictions: All ages

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  • Admission: Free


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In recent years, scientific research and literature have come under close scrutiny due to allegations of plagiarism, fabrication and misconduct, with some resulting in the retraction of scientific papers. Join Sir Philip Campbell, Editor-in-Chief of Nature publications, as he shares how peer-reviewed journals address such issues.

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This programme is organised by the National Library in conjunction with the Commonwealth Science Conference 2017. The Commonwealth Science Conference 2017 is jointly organised by The Royal Society and the National Research Foundation Singapore.

About the speaker
Sir Philip Campbell is the Editor-in-Chief of Nature and of the Nature Publishing Group. His areas of responsibility include the editorial content of Nature, and assuring the long-term quality of all Nature publications. He has a BSc in aeronautical engineering, an MSc in astrophysics and a PhD and postdoctoral research in upper atmospheric physics.