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The much awaited Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports® 2016 has been finally released. The JCR is the world’s most influential resource for evaluating peer…
Thomson Reuters releases the 2016 Journal Citation Reports
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The Fields Medal, which is officially known as International Medal for Outstanding Discoveries in Mathematics, is an esteemed award that is often described as the …
Congratulations to winners of the 2014 Fields Medal prize
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Scholarly Open Access, a popular blog that listed questionable journals and publishers, has recently been taken down. The blog was maintained by Jeffrey Beall since 2008…
Beall's list of "predatory" publishers and journals no longer available
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Last week, Clarivate Analytics released the much anticipated 2017 Journal Citation Reports (JCR), which includes information about highly cited peer-reviewed…
Clarivate Analytics releases the 2017 Journal Citation Reports
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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…
Springer announces mass retraction of 107 papers by Chinese authors
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P-values are widely used as the basis of testing null hypothesis, but many experts have been critical of the use of p-values. Now, the journal Basic and Applied Social…
The journal PLOS ONE sacked a peer reviewer for making sexist remarks on a manuscript. The editor of the journal has also been blamed for the oversight. The peer…
Macmillan Science and Education, the London-based publisher of Nature and Scientific American, will merge with one of the world’s largest science publishers, Berlin…
Scientific reporting is inclined towards publishing positive findings, and research that reports negative results is usually frowned upon. However, recognizing the…
The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), a website that lists open access journals, has announced that all the journals listed in their directory will need to…