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Former UC San Diego Doctor Awarded $39M in Donation Dispute

A jury awarded over $39 million last week to a former University of California, San Diego, doctor who alleged that...
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Barred From Testifying by a Research Agreement

Lawyers representing children suing California sought two Stanford University K-12 researchers as expert witnesses. But the state Department of Education threatened the professors with fines.

Accused Harvard Dishonesty Researcher Sues Harvard, Bloggers

Francesca Gino, the Harvard University dishonesty researcher accused of research misconduct, filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the university, Harvard Business...
An enhanced photo of a paper by Priscilla K. Coleman, with "retracted" written in red and all caps across it.

Weighing Retracting an Abortion Critic’s Work, With Lawyers Involved

Frontiers in Psychology retracted a paper by Priscilla K. Coleman. The British Journal of Psychiatry declined to retract another, after which editorial board members resigned. It’s a fight over abortion research in the post-Roe era.

RAND Corporation Graduate Student Researchers Unionize

Graduate student researchers at the RAND Corporation think tank’s Pardee RAND Graduate School have voted to unionize. Out of 122...

Union: UC Berkeley Graduate Student Researchers Get Back Pay

University of California, Berkeley, graduate student researchers have received around $600,000 in back pay, their union announced Wednesday. The payouts...
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Princeton Professor Objects to Retraction of Economics Paper

American Economic Review retracted an economics paper, it said, upon the authors’ request. But an author said it was without his consent.

The book jacket for ‘The Ends of Knowledge: Outcomes and Endpoints Across the Arts and Sciences,’ edited by Rachael Scarborough King and Seth Rudy.

‘The Ends of Knowledge’

What are the end points of our disciplines—and when, if ever, could we be done? Seth Rudy and Rachael Scarborough King argue these are questions worth asking.