Ethics – Thesis Hub Knowledge Sharing Platform for Researchers. Fri, 13 Apr 2018 20:58:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Research Ethics Wed, 02 Nov 2016 22:51:09 +0000 Without being too alarmist, the following incident underlines the importance of taking ethical issues seriously.]]> Ego and the Scientific Pecking Order Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:42:34 +0000 “Go, wondrous creature! mount where Science guides, Go, measure earth, weigh air, and state the tides; Instruct the planets in what orbs to run, Correct old Time, and regulate the Sun. … Go, teach Eternal Wisdom how to rule — Then drop into thyself, and be a fool!” [Pope, 1733] The scientific pecking order is […]]]> Scientist and Lay Person Sun, 28 Aug 2016 00:37:49 +0000 Are scientists unique? Many lay people hold a stereotypical view of scientists. very intelligent; myopic in interest, focusing on precise measurements of a tiny subject; objective in both measurements and interpretations; ... above all, completely rational and unemotional.]]> Isaac Newton: The Insecure Arrogant! Wed, 18 May 2016 19:57:20 +0000 The greatest scientific book of all time is Principia Mathematica, completed by Isaac Newton in 1687. Newton’s paradigm of the physics of motion united terrestrial and planetary motions with simple mathematical laws. He elegantly demonstrated the ability of theoretical physics to derive precise predictions of empirically observable phenomena. Yet Newton was so insecure and so incapable […]]]>