Pigeon expert cleared

March 12, 2004

Oxford University has cleared zoologist Tim Guilford of research misconduct after he was accused by researchers at the University of Zurich of failing to properly acknowledge their contribution to his work. Dr Guilford, reader in animal behaviour, reported that his team had discovered that racing pigeons used the road network to navigate, prompting claims that he had failed to properly acknowledge that the discovery had been made first by the Zurich team.

You've reached your article limit.

Register to continue

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments
Register

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments