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  1. Content type: Commentary

    We have national guidelines for the responsible conduct of research (RCR) and procedures for handling allegations of misconduct in Finland. The guidelines have been formulated and updated by the Finnish Adviso...

    Authors: Liisa Räsänen and Erja Moore

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2016 1:15

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  2. Content type: Research

    Plagiarism is common and threatens the integrity of the scientific literature. However, its detection is time consuming and difficult, presenting challenges to editors and publishers who are entrusted with ens...

    Authors: Janet R. Higgins, Feng-Chang Lin and James P. Evans

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2016 1:13

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  3. Content type: Commentary

    As the size of the published scientific literature has increased exponentially over the past 30 years, review articles play an increasingly important role in helping researchers to make sense of original resea...

    Authors: Jennifer A. Byrne

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2016 1:12

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  4. Content type: Research

    Many journals prohibit the use of declarative titles that state study findings, yet a few journals encourage or even require them. We compared the effects of a declarative versus a descriptive title on readers...

    Authors: Elizabeth Wager, Douglas G. Altman, Iveta Simera and Tudor P. Toma

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2016 1:11

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  5. Content type: Research

    To limit selective and incomplete publication of the results of clinical trials, registries including were introduced. The registry added a results database in 2008 to ena...

    Authors: Innocent Gerald Asiimwe and Dickson Rumona

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2016 1:10

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  6. Content type: Meeting abstracts

    I1 Proceedings of the 4th World Conference on Research Integrity

    Authors: Susan Patricia O’Brien, Danny Chan, Frederick Leung, Eun Jung Ko, Jin Sun Kwak, TaeHwan Gwon, Ji Min Lee, Min-Ho Lee, Helga Nolte, Michael Gommel, Gerlinde Sponholz, Yordanka Krastev, Yamini Sandiran, Julia Connell, Nicky Solomon, Ursa Opara Krasovec…

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2016 1(Suppl 1):9

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 1 Supplement 1

  7. Content type: Methodology

    Sharing of experimental clinical research data usually happens between individuals or research groups rather than via public repositories, in part due to the need to protect research participant privacy. This ...

    Authors: Iain Hrynaszkiewicz, Varsha Khodiyar, Andrew L. Hufton and Susanna-Assunta Sansone

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2016 1:6

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  8. Content type: Methodology

    Although the number of reporting guidelines has grown rapidly, few have gone through an updating process. The STARD statement (Standards for Reporting Diagnostic Accuracy), published in 2003 to help improve th...

    Authors: Daniël A. Korevaar, Jérémie F. Cohen, Johannes B. Reitsma, David E. Bruns, Constantine A. Gatsonis, Paul P. Glasziou, Les Irwig, David Moher, Henrica C. W. de Vet, Douglas G. Altman, Lotty Hooft and Patrick M. M. Bossuyt

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2016 1:7

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  9. Content type: Editorial

    This editorial explains why we are launching Research Integrity and Peer Review, a new open-access journal that will provide a home to research on ethics, reporting, and evaluation of research. We discuss how the...

    Authors: Stephanie L. Harriman, Maria K. Kowalczuk, Iveta Simera and Elizabeth Wager

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2016 1:5

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  10. Content type: Methodology

    Interventional clinical studies conducted in the regulated drug research environment are reported using International Council for Harmonisation (ICH) regulatory guidance documents: ICH E3 on the structure and ...

    Authors: Samina Hamilton, Aaron B. Bernstein, Graham Blakey, Vivien Fagan, Tracy Farrow, Debbie Jordan, Walther Seiler, Anna Shannon and Art Gertel

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2016 1:4

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  11. Content type: Research

    In about one in 10,000 cases, a published article is retracted. This very often means that the results it reports are flawed. Several authors have voiced concerns about the presence of retracted research in th...

    Authors: Paul E. van der Vet and Harm Nijveen

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2016 1:3

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  12. Content type: Review

    Sex and gender differences are often overlooked in research design, study implementation and scientific reporting, as well as in general science communication. This oversight limits the generalizability of res...

    Authors: Shirin Heidari, Thomas F. Babor, Paola De Castro, Sera Tort and Mirjam Curno

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2016 1:2

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Research Integrity and Peer Review 2016 1:8

  13. Content type: Review

    Conflicts of interest held by researchers remain a focus of attention in clinical research. Biases related to these relationships have the potential to directly impact the quality of healthcare by influencing ...

    Authors: Adam G. Dunn, Enrico Coiera, Kenneth D. Mandl and Florence T. Bourgeois

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2016 1:1

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