Category Archives: Structure of Intellectual Life

Integrity in Academia

In defence of integrity in thinking as a vital moral value and public good: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-C3C2Ti5m1o (to skip the introduction, start at about 9.30) Enjoy!

Posted in Ancient Integrity, Institutions & Integrity, Structure of Intellectual Life | Tagged ,

‘Integrity Lost’ conference – final programme

The ‘Integrity Lost’ conference is coming up this Friday and Saturday (11th and 12th April). The final programme is now available here. The line-up looks fantastic and we’re really looking forward to a great couple of days. The conference is … Continue reading

Posted in Institutions & Integrity, Institutions, Integrity and Reform: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, Integrity & Authenticity, Structure of Intellectual Life | Tagged | 1 Comment

‘Integrity Lost’ (April 11-12) Conference poster now available

You can download a printable version of the poster for our ‘Integrity Lost’ conference here. Spread the word — we’re looking forward to seeing you there. For details, see the conference page, here.

Posted in Institutions & Integrity, Institutions, Integrity and Reform: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, Structure of Intellectual Life | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Integrity in the News: Integrity and plagiarism

An article here, in the TES, calling on universities and tutors to “focus less on the detection and punishment of plagiarism and more on … integrity” if they want to be effective in deterring plagiarism among students. This raises the … Continue reading

Posted in Institutions & Integrity, Structure of Intellectual Life | Tagged | Leave a comment

Integrity in the news: Schekman on disfiguring incentives in science

A comment piece by Professor Schekman in the Guardian today reflects widespread concerns in academia that reward structures — especially around publishing and ‘impact’ — are creating pressure to conduct research in ways that betray or undermine the academic virtues.

Posted in Institutions & Integrity, Integrity, Speech & Action project, Structure of Intellectual Life | Tagged | Leave a comment