Wednesday, July 2, 2008

This just in: Researchers also Stupid

In further proof that a) scientists are no smarter than anyone else outside their own field; and b) nobody really understands all the research funding rules any longer, Tokyo university researchers in engineering and medicine have been caught falsifying their accounting in order to keep unused research funds to use the next year. The sad thing is, the funding rules would have allowed them to keep the unused funds without resorting to false accounting had anyone bothered to check....

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This is largely due to the stupid rules that have been put into place by stupid bureaucrats in the first place...