In this video, Rachael Lammey, Member and Community Outreach at Crossref and Council Member of the European Association of Science Editors (EASE), gives a summary of the 13th EASE Conference, … Continue Reading [VIDEO] Highlights from the 2016 conference of the European Association of Science Editors (EASE)
The retraction of scientific papers has increased since the turn of the millennium, and a recent article published in Research Integrity and Peer Review aims to get to the bottom … Continue Reading Retracted data: how far do the ripples spread?
Accurate reporting of data is an essential part of the research process. However, the misreporting of results in biomedical research publications, whether intentional or otherwise, can and does occur. This … Continue Reading Inappropriate image duplication found in 1 in 25 publications
Author: Jo Chapman, PhD (Aspire Scientific Ltd) Over two days last week, around 250 delegates and exhibitors braved sub-zero temperatures to attend the European meeting of the International Society for … Continue Reading Meeting report: Summary of Day 2 of the 2016 European ISMPP Meeting
A study published this week – which gathered information about the retraction policies of the top 200 scientific journals, ranked by impact factor – found that 3 times as many … Continue Reading Three times as many journals have retraction policies now vs 2004
A study was published in PLOS ONE this month to examine whether risk factors for scientific misconduct could predict the occurrence of retractions (which are usually the consequence of research … Continue Reading Misconduct policies, academic culture and career stage affect scientific integrity
In the past few days, the New York Times has published an article about the recent increase in the retraction of papers from journals. The article is focused on the … Continue Reading Retractions: science under scrutiny
The Washington Post announced recently (Friday, March 27), that BioMed Central has retracted 43 scientific papers due to concerns about fake peer review. According to the article, this is evidently … Continue Reading Major publisher retracts 43 scientific papers amid wider fake peer-review scandal