Does 'Sponsored By' Matter?

Bigham, Roy
October 2012
Pollution Engineering;Oct2012, Vol. 44 Issue 10, p7
Trade Publication
The article offers the author's insights on the implications of having a research article be sponsored by an organization. He says that it was a mistake to dismiss the results of a study after knowing who or what organization sponsored the report. He relates that companies, who are to pay such reports, intend to know if their products will have a negative impact to health or the environment. He expresses his doubt over the accuracy of the results of research sponsored by a company.


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