All posts by Simon Schneider

Simon is the former EuroScientist’s External Relations Manager. At the coordination office GEOTECHNOLOGIEN, Simon is responsible for public relations and education. The most recent project at GEOTECHNOLOGIEN is a travelling exhibition on Remote Sensing with Satellites (Die Erde im Visier).

Rare scientific misconducts cost us our reputation

Just a couple of weeks ago Marc Hauser was in the news, again. He is known as one of the world's leading evolutionary biologists and teaches at the Psychology Department at Harvard University. His work focused on primate behaviour and animal cognition. Hauser has been awarded science medals from the US and France and he has published about 200 articles in research journals. However, the latest news coverage is based on accusations against Hauser as the Harvard faculty suspend him while investigations are carried out for "scientific misdemeanour". Read more [...]