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“We need to transform the academic system so that integrity and honesty are the norm in terms of authorship as well as data and results”

An article in the Guardian newspaper last week starts: “Scientists are meant to be scrupulously honest and objective. Acting unethically or misrepresenting information could spell the end of a career. … Continue Reading “We need to transform the academic system so that integrity and honesty are the norm in terms of authorship as well as data and results”

Trialists consider the prestige and impact factors of academic journals to be the most important criteria for selecting those to which they would submit manuscripts

A study was published in Trials earlier this year to investigate, amongst other things, the experiences of investigators in publishing their research. Through interviews, trialists reported that the impact factors … Continue Reading Trialists consider the prestige and impact factors of academic journals to be the most important criteria for selecting those to which they would submit manuscripts