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By Sneha Kulkarni | April 26, 2017
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Springer announces mass retraction of 107 papers by Chinese authors
Springer announced the retraction of 107 papers published in Tumor Biology, an open access cancer journal, as they found evidence of peer review manipulation. Most of these papers were authored by... Read More
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By Jayashree Rajagopalan | March 06, 2017
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Peer reviewer refuses to review after author declines data sharing request
Gert Storms, a consulting editor for an American Psychological Association (APA) journal was asked to resign after refusing to review a paper because the author declined his request to share the... Read More
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By Sneha Kulkarni | October 31, 2016
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Why should researchers choose open access?
Why choose open access? That’s a question both early career and senior researchers grapple with. A growing realization of the benefits of switching from the traditional subscription model to the open... Read More
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By Sneha Kulkarni | July 26, 2016
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What causes peer review scams and how can they be prevented?
Peer review is regarded as one of the mainstays of academic publishing. It is conceivably the most trusted method to weed out invalid and suspicious research and improve the quality of published... Read More
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By Sneha Kulkarni | July 15, 2016
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Irreproducibility: Is the lack of an accepted definition a problem in itself?
Irreproducibility is one the most widely discussed topics in the scholarly circles. While it is common knowledge that there is a crisis of reproducibility, finding a way around it has proved to be... Read More
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By Sneha Kulkarni | March 25, 2016
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Can scientific inquiry harm science?
With transparency and reproducibility coming under the spotlight, we frequently encounter statements such as “Science is broken” and “Science needs to be fixed.” Therefore, to ensure the credibility... Read More
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By Sneha Kulkarni | March 14, 2016
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Outcome switching in clinical trials
Many researchers indulge in what is known as ‘outcome switching,’ which means the trial report does not include outcomes that are part of the pre-registration, or includes new outcomes without any... Read More
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By Editage Insights | January 29, 2016
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Good reads-January 2016
The first month of 2016 was buzzing with a lot of activity on the scholarly communications front. To help you stay on top of the happenings in the academic publishing industry, our team of editors... Read More
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By Jayashree Rajagopalan | October 23, 2015
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Interview with Richard Poynder, independent blogger/journalist
Richard Poynder is an independent journalist/blogger with a particular interest in open access and its perception and application across different sections of academia. In his blog—Open and Shut? —... Read More