“Researchers try to look beyond their own preconceptions and biases to the empirical evidence that justifies conclusions. Researchers cannot totally eliminate the influence of their own perspectives from their work, but they can strive to be as objective as possible”.
Responsible Conduct in the Global Research Enterprise A Policy Report. (2012)
InterAcademy Council/IAP. P. 7, http://www.interacademies.net/File.aspx?id=19789