Read Suzanne Farley’s perspectives on the steps one publisher is taking to address the growing problem of research misconduct.
A recent survey assessed the prevalence of editors altering peer review reports. Read about the results here.
Recommendations from 3 leading medical communication organisations aim to protect the integrity of published scientific and medical research.
The third webinar in the Biomedical Transparency Summit Series considered the impact of COVID-19 on research transparency and data sharing.
Read Ivan Oransky’s take on the retraction landscape and his perspectives on how to tackle research integrity issues in the future.
Data sharing is crucial for reproducibility. Iain Hrynaszkiewicz shares his thoughts on how publishers can promote its uptake.
Learn how predatory journals are identified, and why journal ‘watchlists’ and ‘safelists’ have their own pitfalls.
A recent survey provides insights into the attitudes and motivations of reviewers. Can the findings help to improve the peer review process?
Find out more about how disproportionate care loads, exacerbated by the pandemic, are impacting women’s ability to participate in scientific publishing.
Two articles explore how the use of metrics has enabled the evolution of new types of scientific fraud, including citation manipulation.
Researchers identify flaws in current COVID-19 research and publication processes, and provide solutions using Open Science principles
Get up to date with the key improvements in research recognition, including information on contributor roles taxonomy (CRediT) and updates to ORCID.
Find out how to get involved with this year’s activities examining trust in peer review.
A recent BMJ editorial discusses the benefits and risks of the use of preprints during the current coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 has had an unprecedented global impact. Now, a Digital Science report asks how the research landscape has adapted to these extreme circumstances.
Publishers show enthusiasm for preprints by allowing transfer from preprint servers to submission sites and by integrating preprint platforms into manuscript submission workflows.