Just When Things Were Going Well...


A student discovers his funding is coming from a grant with falsified data.


You have just found out that your research advisor falsified some data for a grant proposal. He was given the grant and it has been the source of funds for your research project for some months now. You research is going well and starting to show some promising results.

  • What do you do?

This case is reprinted with permission from the cases found at the Center for Ethics in the Professions at the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez.

Ann Marie Stanley. . Just When Things Were Going Well.... Online Ethics Center. DOI:https://doi.org/10.18130/23dc-2562. https://onlineethics.org/cases/discussion-cases-center-ethics-professions-university-puerto-rico-mayaguez/just-when-things.