Funding bias and independent research

Jerry Olsen, Stephen Debus

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Abstract

Many of us who study Raptors adhere to a simple principle: Independent research should occur along side research paid for by industries. Industry funded research can be susceptible to 'funding bias.' This does not mean the researchers funded by the cigarette industry, chemical industry, pesticide industry, or by property developers, are corrupt researchers, or that tjey are being bribed, or their research is incorrect. In contrast, it simply means that a bias can occur in industry-funded research for a variety of reasons.
Original languageEnglish
Pages12-12
Number of pages1
Volume36
No.1
Specialist publicationBoobook
PublisherBirdLife Australia, Ltd.
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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