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Online research: the dangers – (The Times Higher Ed, Chris Parr 2015)0

Posted by Admin in on May 31, 2015
 

Academics face issues around privacy and identity in the digital world

“Academics are increasingly carrying out their research online, using tools that allow them to reach more people more efficiently than before.

It is no surprise. The internet gives scholars wanting to conduct surveys or observe human interactions access to uncountable numbers of people at the click of a button. But what are the potential pitfalls of internet-based research?”

Retraction Watch blog0

Posted by Admin in on May 29, 2015
 

A blog that tracks the retraction of significant papers/articles.

Fabricating and plagiarising: when researchers lie – The Conversation (Mark Israel 2014 )0

Posted by Admin in on May 24, 2015
 

Dozens of Scientific Papers Withdrawn After Peer-Review Fraud Uncovered – IFL Science! by Stephen Luntz0

Posted by Admin in on May 24, 2015
 

“Scientific Publisher BioMed Central has withdrawn 43 papers, and is investigating many more, over what it calls the “fabrication” of peer reviews. Representatives of Journal editors have admitted the papers are the tip of a dangerous iceberg, and the scandal may to lead to an overhaul of how peer review is conducted”

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