Cases

  1. Image manipulation as a general practice

    Case number: 
    14-03
    Year: 
    2014
    Resolution: 
    Case Closed
  2. Coauthor fails to respond to request to confirm coauthorship

    Case number: 
    14-02
    Year: 
    2014
    Resolution: 
    On-going
  3. Potential fabrication of data in primary studies included in a meta-analysis accepted for publication

  4. Online posting of confidential draft by peer reviewer

    Case number: 
    13-15
    Year: 
    2013
    Resolution: 
    Case Closed
  5. Identifying patient information published in a figure

    Case number: 
    13-19
    Year: 
    2013
    Resolution: 
    On-going
  6. Claim of plagiarism in published article

    Case number: 
    13-18
    Year: 
    2013
    Resolution: 
    On-going
  7. Misattributed authorship and unauthorized use of data

    Case number: 
    13-17
    Year: 
    2013
    Resolution: 
    On-going
  8. Two reviewer reports contain a significant amount of verbatim textual overlap

    Case number: 
    13-16
    Year: 
    2013
    Resolution: 
    On-going
  9. Ethical concerns about a study involving human subjects

    Case number: 
    13-14
    Year: 
    2013
    Resolution: 
    On-going
  10. A case of plagiarism?

    Case number: 
    13-13
    Year: 
    2013
    Resolution: 
    Case Closed
  11. Omitted author

    Case number: 
    13-12
    Year: 
    2013
    Resolution: 
    Case Closed
  12. A case of salami slicing

    Case number: 
    13-11
    Year: 
    2013
    Resolution: 
    On-going
  13. Authorship dispute

    Case number: 
    13-10
    Year: 
    2013
    Resolution: 
    Case Closed
  14. Retraction update?

    Case number: 
    13-09
    Year: 
    2013
    Resolution: 
    Case Closed
  15. Unusually frequent submission of articles by a single author

    Case number: 
    13-08
    Year: 
    2013
    Resolution: 
    On-going
  16. New claim to authorship of published paper

    Case number: 
    13-07
    Year: 
    2013
    Resolution: 
    Case Closed
  17. Ethical obligation to find reviewers

    Case number: 
    13-06
    Year: 
    2013
    Resolution: 
    Case Closed
  18. Editor as author of a paper

    Case number: 
    13-05
    Year: 
    2013
    Resolution: 
    On-going
  19. Findings of a published trial called into question by a subsequent audit of trial conduct

  20. Ethical concerns and the validity of documentation supplied by the authors

  21. Change in author’s name after publication

    Case number: 
    13-02
    Year: 
    2013
    Resolution: 
    Case Closed
  22. Paper submitted for publication without consent or knowledge of co-authors

  23. Journal refuses to correct the record

  24. Inadequate assurance of human research ethics for a questionnaire

  25. Confidentiality breach by an associate editor

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