How likely are academics to confess to errors in research?

“Five years ago, the ‘ground opened up’ beneath Richard Mann. Then a junior postdoctoral researcher at Uppsala University in Sweden, he was in the middle of a two-month visit to the University of Sydney in Australia and was due to give a seminar about a research paper that he had published recently. The paper was by far the most significant of his fledgling career, and the culmination of 18 months of hard work …” (more)

[Holly Else, Times Higher Education, 26 January]

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