Jonathan Borwein

Jonathan Borwein is laureate professor of mathematics at University of Newcastle and director of the Centre for Computer Assisted Research Mathematics and its Applications. He has worked at Carnegie-Melon, Dalhousie, Simon Fraser, and Waterloo Universities and has held two Canada Research Chairs in computing.

Train wreck

The Cultural Roots of the Latest Big Retraction

Social psychology has seen more than its fair share of all of ethical lapses, argues Jonathan Borwein, who notes it’s been described as a ‘train wreck.’ What are the deeper causes and implications of this most recent case of fraud in the social sciences?

5 years ago