Mr Ron Brent is a retired public servant who worked for 7 years as Deputy Commonwealth Ombudsman, 6 months as Commonwealth Ombudsman, and then retired to take posts as the first Australian Aircraft Noise Ombudsman (2010-2017), and the initial Chair of the Australian Research Integrity Committee (2011-2020).
Could harmful research misconduct happen in Australia? What steps are followed if an allegation of research misconduct is made in Australia? Is our system sufficiently robust to deal with allegations impartially and justly? Continue reading »