Find out more about the TOP Factor, an alternative metric to the impact factor, evaluating academic journals based on open science policies.
With widespread and growing support for increased data sharing, what can we learn from the Yale Open Data Access (YODA) Project and its collaboration with Johnson & Johnson?
The reproducibility crisis is linked to publication bias and a paucity of negative data. Find out how and why to get such data published.
An analysis of data sharing statements reveals that open data may lead to a citation advantage.
Transparency and reproducibility are now synonymous with medical publications, but actions speak louder than words. A recent study examines whether progress has been made.
Increasing quality and transparency of preclinical data: an opportunity for publication professionals?
An article in the MAP newsletter examines how publication professionals could help to increase preclinical publishing standards.
An analysis by Science Magazine of Retraction Watch’s new database challenges a number of common perceptions surrounding retractions and reveals some important key themes.
A recent article from Science explores how meta-analyses may be less authoritative than they seem.
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.
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.
Three steps to transparency in clinical research: a new white paper from the Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency
Integrity and transparency are paramount to the accuracy, accessibility and credibility of medical research. Given that clinical evidence informs market approval of medical products, missing or inaccurate clinical trial data … Continue Reading Three steps to transparency in clinical research: a new white paper from the Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency
Recently, F1000Research published the first article of their new Registered Report initiative. The publisher is the first to go a step further with this publication format, combining the Registered Report … Continue Reading Registered Reports: enhancing transparency and reproducibility in scientific publication
Rachael Lammey, Member and Community Outreach at Crossref, talks about how the Crossref services for scholarly publishing make content easy to find, cite, link and assess. This recording was made … Continue Reading [VIDEO] Crossref – Providing Infrastructure and Services for Scholarly Comms
The sharing of patient-level data between research groups and pharmaceutical companies has the potential to generate enormous benefits for health. However, in an article published in the BMJ, Elizabeth Pisani … Continue Reading Shared data: accessible, useable or useful?
In the scientific community a big problem may arise when different labs cannot reproduce certain experiments. In this lecture, Dr. Silberberg focuses on two of the components that contribute to … Continue Reading [VIDEO] Reproducibility of experiments in biomedical sciences