Revisiting "is the scientific paper a fraud?"

The way textbooks and scientific research articles are being used to teach undergraduate students could convey a misleading image of scientific research

Susan Howitt, Anna Wilson

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Abstract

Scientific papers and textbooks fulfill an important purpose but provide only a sanitized account of how research works in practice. To understand the nature of research itself, undergraduate and graduate students need to be exposed to a more realistic view of research.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)481-484
Number of pages4
JournalEMBO Reports
Volume15
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2014

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