Professor Fake - When Scientist Cheat
Documentary / Peter Onneken/ Germany / 2018 / 45 min / German
The advertisements talk about "super food" and " tested cream", or even want to sell us medicaments that are not licenced and permitted in Germany for valid reasons. The "Fraud Instead of Top-Level Research" documentary clarifies the terminology involved here and shows how the layperson can recognise dubious studies more easily.
Filmtalk: The impact of unreviewed publications in "predatory journals" on the quality and credibility of scientific research.
Daniele Jörg, Head of Science, WDR, Germany
Peter Onneken, Author-Director, Germany