In a recent opinion piece for The BMJ, Dr Elizabeth Loder describes the potential impact of the resource gap between top- and lower-tier journals.
Medical communications professionals give their take on ‘fake news’, predatory journals, and the role of artificial intelligence in medical publishing.
A new study from the AllTrials team sheds light on clinical trial reporting rates by non-industry sponsors.
Researchers argue that lay review will increase the relevance of medical publications: a new study aims to evaluate its impact.
The GAPP team retires after six years of “providing a timely and credible response to influential stories about medical publication professionals”.
As discussions continue on how best to balance open science with copyright protection, ResearchGate and publishers collaborate on the issue.
A new, regular series in The BMJ will highlight a different unreported clinical trial every week, with the intention of improving reporting rates.
A recent study highlights the difficulty in identifying retracted articles in online databases.
Dr Richard Smith reviews the potential pitfalls of textbooks in a recent opinion piece for The BMJ.
In the latest issue of The Map Newsletter from ISMPP, medical communications professionals share their experience and tips on how to get clinical research published in high-tier journals.
Can preprints be cited in the same way as papers published in a peer reviewed journal, or do we need to define new standards?
The CONSORT extension for reporting non-pharmacological interventions was introduced in 2008. A recent study looks at the impact of this guidance on reporting standards.
A study finds that the most common form of open access is ‘bronze’, meaning that data are free to read but not re-use. This is likely to have negative implications for research.
Here’s how the power of machine learning could be harnessed to automate the search for fraudulent figure duplications in submitted manuscripts.
Are we too willing to accept big data as fact? Find out how scientific publishing can learn from common mistakes arising from bad data practice.
The 2018 Annual Meeting of MAPS was held in Miami, FL on 25–27 February. Read our meeting report to find out what happened.