Retraction

The Use of Bad Data Reveals a Need for Retraction in Governmental Data Bases
Communication
February 1, 2024

The Use of Bad Data Reveals a Need for Retraction in Governmental Data Bases

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The Silver Lining in Bulk Retractions
Communication
November 20, 2023

The Silver Lining in Bulk Retractions

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Can Twitter Serve as a Tripwire for Problematic Research?
Research
August 18, 2021

Can Twitter Serve as a Tripwire for Problematic Research?

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Eysenck Case Shows Need for Independent Research Integrity Ombudsperson
Higher Education Reform
December 20, 2019

Eysenck Case Shows Need for Independent Research Integrity Ombudsperson

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Reversing Academe’s Sometimes Perverse Incentives

Reversing Academe’s Sometimes Perverse Incentives

Peer review is a powerful tool for sussing out the truth, but it’s not all-powerful. We also need to develop ways to reward scientists who do make their publications, data and methodology open for even greater scrutiny.

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Lessons from the LaCour Retraction

Lessons from the LaCour Retraction

We need honest researchers who monitor their own behavior; we need to have scrutiny by other researchers in the field; and we need an engaged public. But what do we have, asks Judith Stark.

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The Cultural Roots of the Latest Big Retraction

The Cultural Roots of the Latest Big Retraction

Social psychology has seen more than its fair share of all of ethical lapses, argues Jonathan Borwein, who notes it’s been described as a ‘train wreck.’ What are the deeper causes and implications of this most recent case of fraud in the social sciences?

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