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Creating a culture of replication takes prizes, grants and magnanimity — as well as publications.
A new analysis says economics has problems with bias, reproducibility, and statistical power. You know, like all the other social sciences.
Science could benefit from more reporting of null findings, even if the reports were briefer and had less detail than would be needed for peer review.
Dealing with error and bias in academic research.
It sounds almost absurd, but that could be one factor behind the so-called “reproducibility crisis”.
Far from being duped, researchers with few resources are turning to "predatory" journals to publish articles and polish resumes.
Psychologists are pessimistic about the state of their field but want to improve, a survey shows. But are new measures working?
A "completely confusing statement" in a gazette notification has scientists wondering which of their papers will and won't be considered towards their promotions in the future.
The philosophy behind the Registered Report format is that the intrinsic value of science is in the rigor of the method, not the appeal of the results.
When a scientific paper is retracted, it can produce long-term aftershocks.
The Royal Society's statement on research integrity sets out key principles and behaviours of an ethical nature for the Fellowship and all those that receive grants from the Society.
Bad research just doesn’t affect the people in the area around it, the people who might spend years trying to take a dodgy result and extend it.
This study investigated the status quo of article retractions by Chinese researchers.
An analysis of potential predatory journals as well as potential poor scientific standards journals.
More than 26 percent of papers identified as systematic reviews or meta-analyses contained spin. This figure rose to up to 84 percent in papers reporting on nonrandomised trials.
Do lay people and scientists themselves recognize that scientists are human and therefore prone to human fallibilities such as error, bias, and even dishonesty?
Study finds faulty research creates a significant drop in use of prior published work.
The recent attempt by China to censor scholarship points to a growing set of challenges in information dissemination. Blaming the publisher obscures these issues.
The landscape of the cash-per-publication reward policy in China and reveal its trend since the late 1990s.
Internal agency report cites problems with implementing 2007 law aimed at curbing scientific misconduct.