When science’s “self-correction” meets power

Perhaps the most written about institution in the world thanks to its unique relationship with Silicon Valley, Stanford University has been mired in controversy since last fall. Marc Tessier-Lavigne, its president since 2016 (and originally from Trenton, Ont.), has been accused of co-authoring a string of papers that include images that allegedly may have been deliberately altered. Full text.


Creso Sá is a Distinguished Professor of Science Policy, Higher Education, and Innovation at the University of Toronto. He is also Chair of the Department of Leadership, Higher & Adult Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE).

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