Detailed question-I am sad because I recently got an email from the editor of a journal in which my paper is published, requesting me to retract the paper because they found some errors…
Asked on October 16, 2013
Detailed question-Pretend that a retracted paper was edited as is appropriate. Its title, abstract and introduction have been altered as well. But the edited and the retracted papers (the…
Asked by Mark Pinsky on August 18, 2016
Detailed question-There is a published article (article 1) with some plagiarised text in the introduction, discussion and abstract. The study design is similar to the article 2 (from…
Asked on February 20, 2019
Q: How should I deal with a breach of ethics I unknowingly made in case reports published 5 years ago?
Detailed question-10 years ago I published a case report for a rare disease in a Japanese paper. And 5 years ago I published two case reports in an English paper. However, these two have…
Asked on September 30, 2019
Q: My article had errors concerning important data but it was accepted without corrections. Will this be a problem?
Detailed question-I submitted an article to a journal, but later realized that it had errors concerning important data. I was afraid to send them a message about it. Thereafter, the…
Asked on December 2, 2019
Detailed question-One of my paper is under retraction process due to some errors in my figures. The decision is to retract. What is the consequence if the authors do not agree with…
Asked by Anjali J on August 12, 2021
Q: What legal redress (if any), does the author of a peer reviewed scientific paper published in a respected journal, have against an editor for unilaterally retracting the article?
Asked on July 26, 2021