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The Price of TruthHow Money Affects the Norms of Science$
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David B. Resnik

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780195309782

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309782.001.0001

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 Government Funding of R&D

 Government Funding of R&D

Science as a Public Good

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(p.170) Eight Government Funding of R&D
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The Price of Truth
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David B. Resnik (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309782.003.0008

This chapter describes the government funding of research and some of the procedures that agencies use to award grants and contracts. It discusses some of the ethical problems that can arise in government funding of research, including political interference with peer review, earmarking, chasing government dollars, problems with teaching and mentoring, financial misconduct, fights over money in academia, and prima donnas.

Keywords:   research, government funding, politics, ethics, grants

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