Statisticians and over 800 signatories challenge the concept of ‘statistical significance’, calling for an end to overstated claims and missed discoveries.
Disparities claimed between stance and action on clinical trial outcome reporting by top medical journals
Selective reporting of clinical trial outcomes may be widespread. This study reports instances occurring in CONSORT-endorsing medical journals.
A recent blog for The Scholarly Kitchen suggests mergers, acquisitions, and new regulations are increasingly changing the state of scholarly communications.
The fifth edition of the STM report provides an in-depth review of current issues and recent trends within the scientific and scholarly publishing industry.
China has pledged its support for Plan S, an initiative striving to make the results of publicly funded research freely available immediately on publication.
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.
Researchers at Nature uncover the world’s most hyperprolific authors and question our understanding of scientific authorship.
In a recent opinion piece the traditional scientific publishing model is reviewed alongside recent efforts to change it.
What is a predatory journal? A scoping review published in F1000Research explores their defining characteristics.
This year’s International Open Access Week (October 22–28) is underway with a focus on designing equitable foundations for open knowledge. A host of events are scheduled across the globe, how will you get involved?
A recent article published in PharmaTimes explores the top warning signs that can be used to identify predatory publishers and conferences.
We consider if enough value is placed by academic institutions on efforts to communicate science to the public.
Learn more about the potential impact of cOAlition S: a commitment to make all European publicly funded research freely available by 2020.
Building bridges: establishing a central scholarly platform for all-content discovery, access and use
How can publishers move towards the provision of seamless centralised access to all content?
Get up to date on how gender influences the academic publishing process and what can be done to establish gender equity.
A recent review article examines the benefits of open access versus the economic realities of this publishing model.