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Talk: The Philosophy of Fake Science

On Tuesday 30th of October, there will be the talk entitled:

The Philosophy of Fake Science

The talk will by given by Vasil Simeonov, Laboratory of Chemometrics and Environmetrics, Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Sofia “St. Kliment Okhridsky”, Bulgaria. It will take place at 12h in Aula de la Secció de Química Física.

The goal of the presentation is to offer some considerations on the problem known as “fake science”. Why are scientists involved in a process of cheating, fake results, scandalous actions etc., being far from the scientific moral? It is only the wish for rapid career and prestige awards?  Based on historical examples and events from the present days the lecture suggests some interesting answers.