Tagged: Harvard University

Waking up to morality - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Oct 27, 2010

I have come to the conclusion that a lot of what is said and written about morality is rubbish. So I am pleased to see that, at last, science is opening up to the idea that it can investigate this … Continue reading → … Read More

Fallout from Hauser affair spreads - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Sep 01, 2010

For background to the scientific misconduct charges circulating around Marc D Hauser have a look at A paper by Marc Hauser retracted – Harvard Magazine, A sympathetic take on Marc Hauser and the “scientific misconduct” issue, Hauser misconduct investigation – … Continue reading → … Read More

Hauser misconduct investigation — Full text of Dean’s statement - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Aug 21, 2010

Well, we now have an official statement from Michael Smith, the Harvard dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, on the Hauser “misconduct” affair. It’s an email sent to Harvard University faculty members. It was also sent to New … Continue reading → … Read More

A sympathetic take on Marc Hauser and the ’scientific misconduct’ issue - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Aug 13, 2010

Greg Laden has provided a sympathetic take on the news of the scientific misconduct investigation of Marc Hauser (see What I know about Marc Hauser, the recently ‘investigated’ Harvard primatologist). He doesn’t have any more specific information on the alleged … Continue reading → … Read More