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Dr. Elisabeth Bik is a microbiome and science integrity consultant and founder of the Microbiome Digest blog. Dr. Bik’s pro bono efforts to help identify instances of…
A Russian website offering authorship in accepted research papers for a price is being probed for malpractice. Read on to know the reaction of the industry to this…
Are you confused between some elements of a research paper? Do you often mistake one for another? This article lists some of the most commonly confused elements of a…
Newer forms of unethical practices are on the rise in the acdemic publishing world, taking unsuspecting authors by surprise. When a dissatisfied author gives a negative…
Your research project must attempt to fill in a gap in knowledge to make a novel contribution to science. For your article get published in an influential journal, you…
What are the types of biases faced by qualitative researchers? Are there any means to avoid them? This article will help you identify 7 different types of biases in…
When it comes to academic publishing, typically, researchers think of publishing original articles, which form the bulk of primary research articles. The research that…
A journal editor discovers an overlap between one of his journal’s published articles and two other articles published in different journals. The editor suspects that…
Research can be broadly classified into two categories, qualitative research and quantitative research. Quantitative research answers questions like "how much," while…
When conducting literature search, do you feel uncertain about a source’s authenticity and credibility? In this article, we focus on identifying ‘scholarly’ sources for…