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Why is research fraud wrong?

Authors Fraser SG

Received 13 September 2013

Accepted for publication 13 September 2013

Published 7 October 2013 Volume 2013:6 Pages 629—630

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/IJGM.S54451


SG Fraser

Editor-in-Chief, Sunderland Eye Infirmary, Sunderland, UK

Why is research fraud wrong? The answer to this question may seem self-evident. However, a small minority of researchers can certainly justify research fraud in their own minds. Why do they do this and why does it matter?

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