Continuing the run-up to this year’s Peer Review Week (September 19-23) today you’ll hear the Chefs’ answers to the question: Is research integrity possible without peer review?
Some initial thoughts on the new OSTP memo on public access to results of federally funded research — and questions about its intent and implications.
A recent data falsification scandal in Alzheimer’s research raises new questions about perverse incentives in the culture and practice of science.
Rick Anderson revisits a 2020 post: One way or another, the #scholcomm community is going to choose either a diversity of publishing models or a monoculture, because it can’t have both. How will this choice be made, and by whom?
Twitter does not increase citations, a reanalysis of author data shows. Did the authors p-hack their data?
The research community is increasingly caught up in geopolitical events and strategies.
Interview with Joris van Rossum and Hylke Koers about the new STM Integrity Hub service launch and its potential future developments.
In a new twist on academic fraud, a company now offers to pay you to write and publish book reviews that will be credited to someone else.
In today’s post, Alice Meadows talks to Randy Townsend and Miranda Walker about the recent work they led to identify and articulate SSP’s core values, and how they’ll be embedded in the society’s future activities.
Robert Harington and Melinda Baldwin discuss whether peer review has a role to play in uncovering scientific fraud.
Susie Winter reviews recent data on cybersecurity for academic libraries, as well as a survey of awareness and attitudes toward best practices among librarians.
Are libraries “neutral”? That question is way too simplistic to serve as anything other than a political football.
Richard de Grijs comes to grips with his field’s use of potentially offensive language.
A look at developments in research integrity, and the attempt to build a universal culture of ethical and responsible practice in research as well as systems within the overall research ecosystem for such a culture to flourish.
Haseeb Irfanullah explores the Global North-South divide in scholarly publishing ethics in the context of sustainable development.