Peer-review process

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  1. Author of rejected letter blames global bias against his message and undisclosed conflicts of interest

  2. Lack of trial registration leads to new concerns about study conduct and ethical review/approval

  3. Author creates bogus email accounts for proposed reviewers

  4. Compromised peer review system in published papers

  5. Compromised peer review (unpublished)

  6. What instructions and guidance do journals provide to their reviewers to assess submitted manuscripts?: A survey with particular emphasis on the use of reporting guidelines

    Cynthia Clerk - 30th Oct 2017

    The project aims to survey journals’ instructions to reviewers of submitted manuscripts. The study will summarise if and how journals use reporting guidelines in the peer review process, and will explore how effective the editors have found reporting guid ...

  7. Author of rejected paper publicly names and criticises peer reviewer

  8. In the news: October 2018 Digest

    Sarah Gillmore - 28th Nov 2018

    Journal Management This month’s topic is “journal management” and on first blush, it isn’t obvious how the concept of “ethics” applies to this topic. I thought of things like selection and implementation of a manuscript manager, paying bills, identifying ...

  9. Systematic manipulation of the publication process

    Sarah Gillmore - 11th Jan 2019

    Manipulation of the publication process is a relatively new form of misconduct affecting the publishing industry. These new guidelines represent an important first step towards encouraging openness and collaboration between publishers to address this phen ...

  10. What to do if you suspect systematic manipulation of the publication process

    Sarah Gillmore - 5th Mar 2019

                      Manipulation of the publication process is a relatively new form of misconduct affecting the publishing industry. This editorial describes what it is, why it is difficult for individual journal editors and publishers to handle and the ba ...

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