Research Misconduct

Detecting plausible unethical authorship using Scopus

Link to working paper (pdf) Update: On 4th October, 2017, I joined the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, Bangalore, as a Fellow in the Climate Change Mitigation and Development Programme in the Centre for Environment and Development. Figure 1: Publication history of BARC and IGCAR directors (post 1970) as tracked by Scopus. Note the exceptional publication record of Baldev Raj when compared to all BARC and IGCAR directors post 1970 tracked by Scopus.

Detecting plausible unethical authorship using academic databases

This project is a study of various forms of research misconduct and makes use of academic databases like Scopus to investigate possible cases of unethical authorship.