News tagged with peer review

How did that make it through peer review?

How did that make it through peer review? I've heard that asked many times over the years. It has been uttered by senior colleagues, grad students, amateurs, and just about everyone else, too. The query is usually raised ...

dateFeb 04, 2016 in Other
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The ins and outs of peer review

If you are at all familiar with the operation of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) you will know that, while the various authors are (unpaid) professionals of one sort or another with their own research ...

dateJan 26, 2016 in Other
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Publish or perish culture encourages scientists to cut corners

Last week there was another very public case of a journal article being retracted as a result of academic misconduct. This time it was in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), with the lead author – Dr ...

dateSep 23, 2015 in
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