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Reasons for Retraction

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How serious is an erratum, expression of concern, or a retraction? They should all be avoided as they do not reflect well on your research if it needs to be corrected or…
What authors need to know about errata, expressions of concern, and retractions
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The number of published papers being retracted is increasing dramatically and is higher than ever before. Although retracted papers still represent a miniscule…
While the phenomenon of retraction has received a lot of attention from the scientific community, what has not received enough eyeballs are retraction notices. Most…
Retractions are central to academic publishing, but they have been too journal-centric and stereotyped. Therefore, researchers hesitate to disclose even honest errors in…
In this post, we discuss the why retractions occur and how ethical researchers can deal with the prospect of their work being retracted.