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CSDE Seminar Series

Population Research Discovery Seminars

Panel: Issues of Fraud in Research

Melissa Simone, Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota

Danielle Woodward, Research Coordinator, Director of Survey Research Division, UW School of Social Work

Christine Leibbrand, Research Scientist, Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology, UW Seattle


Moderated by:

Sara Curran, Director, Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology, UW Seattle


Register for Zoom Seminar HERE

12:30-1:30 PM PT

Fraud in research is a multifaceted and long-standing problem that has evolved and become more complex as research has moved online, making it easier for participants and fraudsters to participate in research. Panelists include CSDE Research Scientist Christine LeibbrandMelissa Simone (University of Minnesota) and Danielle Woodward (UW Social Work).

Christine Leibbrand will discuss a research study that experienced substantial online fraud and the methods implemented to identify it, Melissa Simone will discuss her research on preventing survey bots, and Danielle Woodward will discuss fraud that occurs amongst human participants and researchers. CSDE Director Sara Curran will moderate the panel.