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ResourcesHuman Research EthicsResearchers under scrutiny after noise experiment prompts ‘violent’ reaction – Brisbane Times (Peter Hannam | November 2017)

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Researchers under scrutiny after noise experiment prompts ‘violent’ reaction – Brisbane Times (Peter Hannam | November 2017)

 


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A New Zealand university is investigating the conduct of researchers who let the subject of a “noise sensitisation” experiment drive a vehicle despite experiencing a “severe” response after visiting a wind farm in NSW.

Massey University said it had already undertaken an “educative review” with two researchers – among the four in total – who teach at the institution.

“Retraction of the research is an option open to the university,” Giselle Byrnes, an assistant vice-chancellor at Massey, said in a letter responding to a complaint about the study.

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