Ivan Oransky, distinguished writer in residence at New York University’s Arthur Carter Journalism Institute and co-founder of retractionwatch.org, a site that reports on scientific integrity, fraud and other issues. Ivan is a leading medical journalist who actively works to develop ethical research norms and practices.
Lex Bouter, professor of methodology and integrity at Vrije University Medical Center, specializes in responsible research practices and served as an organizer and co-chair of the World Conference on Research Integrity in 2017 and 2018. He currently leads two research programs related to our project: Amsterdam’s Academic Research Climate and the Netherlands National Survey on Research Integrity. His extensive knowledge of research in integrity, the Dutch research climate and international networking will support both Phase I and Phase II of this project.
Elin Wihlborg, professor in political science at LiU and a Marie Curie scholarship (2011–2014) recipient, teaches research design and methods at LiU. Elin has served on the Swedish Central Ethical Review Board and has contributed to the board’s statements on cases concerning investigations of suspected misconduct in research since 2014. She also has developed extensive knowledge of research misconduct governance in Swedish universities. Elin will support Phase II of the project.
Carl Elliott, professor at the Center for Bioethics and the Departments of Pediatrics and Philosophy at The University of Minnesota, gives courses in biomedical ethics. Carl has studied the impact of corporations on health systems and medical research, the ethics of enhancement technologies, as well as broader issues regarding research integrity and ethics. He has published many articles and books including “A Philosophical Disease: Bioethics, Culture and Identity”. He currently studies whistleblowers at Swedish and American universities. Recently, he and his team formed the Center for Scientific Integrity, which promotes transparency and integrity in science and scientific publishing. In particular, he will support Phase II of the project by conducting critical reviews and comment on ethical infrastructure and practices in universities.