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  1. Inaccurate citations are erroneous quotations or instances of paraphrasing of previously published material that mislead readers about the claims of the cited source. They are often unaddressed due to underrep...

    Authors: Mohammad Hosseini, Martin Paul Eve, Bert Gordijn and Cameron Neylon

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2020 5:13

    Content type: Research

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  2. The rigor and integrity of the published research in nutrition studies has come into serious question in recent years. Concerns focus on the use of flexible data analysis practices and selective reporting and ...

    Authors: Dennis M. Gorman and Alva O. Ferdinand

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2020 5:12

    Content type: Research

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  3. Triggered by a series of controversies and diversifying expectations of editorial practices, several innovative peer review procedures and supporting technologies have been proposed. However, adoption of these...

    Authors: Serge P. J. M. Horbach and Willem Halffman

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2020 5:11

    Content type: Research

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  4. The process of peer-review in academia has attracted criticism surrounding issues of bias, fairness, and professionalism; however, frequency of occurrence of such comments is unknown.

    Authors: Travis G. Gerwing, Alyssa M. Allen Gerwing, Stephanie Avery-Gomm, Chi-Yeung Choi, Jeff C. Clements and Joshua A. Rash

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2020 5:9

    Content type: Research

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  5. The trend toward open science increases the pressure on authors to provide access to the source code and data they used to compute the results reported in their scientific papers. Since sharing materials repro...

    Authors: Markus Konkol, Daniel Nüst and Laura Goulier

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2020 5:10

    Content type: Review

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  6. Our aim is to highlight the benefits and limitations of open and non-anonymized peer review. Our argument is based on the literature and on responses to a survey on the reviewing process of alt.chi, a more or ...

    Authors: Lonni Besançon, Niklas Rönnberg, Jonas Löwgren, Jonathan P. Tennant and Matthew Cooper

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2020 5:8

    Content type: Research

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  7. Funding agencies have long used panel discussion in the peer review of research grant proposals as a way to utilize a set of expertise and perspectives in making funding decisions. Little research has examined...

    Authors: Stephen A. Gallo, Karen B. Schmaling, Lisa A. Thompson and Scott R. Glisson

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2020 5:7

    Content type: Research

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  8. Peer review is embedded in the core of our knowledge generation systems, perceived as a method for establishing quality or scholarly legitimacy for research, while also often distributing academic prestige and...

    Authors: Jonathan P. Tennant and Tony Ross-Hellauer

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2020 5:6

    Content type: Review

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  9. The Health Research Council of New Zealand is the first major government funding agency to use a lottery to allocate research funding for their Explorer Grant scheme. This is a somewhat controversial approach ...

    Authors: Mengyao Liu, Vernon Choy, Philip Clarke, Adrian Barnett, Tony Blakely and Lucy Pomeroy

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2020 5:3

    Content type: Research

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  10. Descriptive studies examining publication rates and citation counts demonstrate a geographic skew toward high-income countries (HIC), and research from low- or middle-income countries (LMICs) is generally unde...

    Authors: Mark Skopec, Hamdi Issa, Julie Reed and Matthew Harris

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2020 5:2

    Content type: Research

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  11. Titles and abstracts are the most read sections of biomedical papers. It is therefore important that abstracts transparently report both the beneficial and adverse effects of health care interventions and do n...

    Authors: Pauline A. J. Steegmans, Nicola Di Girolamo and Reint A. Meursinge Reynders

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2019 4:27

    Content type: Study protocol

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  12. The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) provides access to unreleased government records that can be used to enhance the transparency and integrity of biomedical research. We characterized FOIA requests to Depar...

    Authors: Alexander C. Egilman, Joshua D. Wallach, Christopher J. Morten, Peter Lurie and Joseph S. Ross

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2019 4:26

    Content type: Research

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  13. There is increasing evidence that research misbehaviour is common, especially the minor forms. Previous studies on research misbehaviour primarily focused on biomedical and social sciences, and evidence from n...

    Authors: Tamarinde L. Haven, Joeri K. Tijdink, H. Roeline Pasman, Guy Widdershoven, Gerben ter Riet and Lex M. Bouter

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2019 4:25

    Content type: Research

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  14. Developing a comprehensive, reproducible literature search is the basis for a high-quality systematic review (SR). Librarians and information professionals, as expert searchers, can improve the quality of syst...

    Authors: Holly K. Grossetta Nardini, Janene Batten, Melissa C. Funaro, Rolando Garcia-Milian, Kate Nyhan, Judy M. Spak, Lei Wang and Janis G. Glover

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2019 4:23

    Content type: Research

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  15. We provide additional information relevant to our previous publication on the quality of reports of investigations of research integrity by academic institutions. Despite concerns being raised about ethical ov...

    Authors: Andrew Grey, Mark Bolland and Alison Avenell

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2019 4:22

    Content type: Letter

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  16. Numerous recommendations and guidelines aim to improve the quality, timeliness and transparency of medical publications. However, these guidelines use ambiguous language that can be challenging to interpret, p...

    Authors: Blair R. Hesp, Katsuhisa Arai, Magdalene Y. S. Chu, Stefanie Chuah, Jose Miguel B. Curameng, Sandeep Kamat, Zhigang Ma, Andrew Sakko and Hazel Fernandez

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2019 4:21

    Content type: Commentary

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  17. In their research reports, scientists are expected to discuss limitations that their studies have. Previous research showed that often, such discussion is absent. Also, many journals emphasize the importance o...

    Authors: Kerem Keserlioglu, Halil Kilicoglu and Gerben ter Riet

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2019 4:19

    Content type: Research

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  18. Both scientists and society at large have rightfully become increasingly concerned about research integrity in recent decades. In response, codes of conduct for research have been developed and elaborated. We ...

    Authors: Rik Peels, Jeroen de Ridder, Tamarinde Haven and Lex Bouter

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2019 4:18

    Content type: Commentary

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  19. CORE (Clarity and Openness in Reporting: E3-based) Reference (released May 2016 by the European Medical Writers Association [EMWA] and the American Medical Writers Association [AMWA]) is a complete and authoritat...

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

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2019 4:16

    Content type: Review

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  20. Although a large number of clinical trials on interventions demonstrating efficacy (or lack thereof) are conducted annually, much of this evidence is not accessible to scientists and clinicians.

    Authors: Sharain Suliman, Leigh van den Heuvel, Alexandra Suryapranata, Jonathan I. Bisson and Soraya Seedat

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2019 4:15

    Content type: Research

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  21. Many authors choose to work with professional medical writers when reporting the results of clinical trials. We conducted a systematic review to examine the relationship between professional medical writing su...

    Authors: Obaro Evuarherhe, William Gattrell, Richard White and Christopher C. Winchester

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2019 4:14

    Content type: Review

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  22. The ARRIVE (Animal Research: Reporting of In Vivo Experiments) guidelines are widely endorsed but compliance is limited. We sought to determine whether journal-requested completion of an ARRIVE checklist impro...

    Authors: Kaitlyn Hair, Malcolm R. Macleod and Emily S. Sena

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2019 4:12

    Content type: Research

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  23. Research that has been sponsored by pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology companies is often presented at scientific and medical conferences. However, practices vary between organizations and it can...

    Authors: Cate Foster, Elizabeth Wager, Jackie Marchington, Mina Patel, Steve Banner, Nina C. Kennard, Antonia Panayi and Rianne Stacey

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2019 4:11

    Content type: Research

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  24. A recent commentary argued for arbitration to resolve authorship disputes within academic research settings explaining that current mechanisms to resolve conflicts result in unclear outcomes and institutional ...

    Authors: Zubin Master and Evelyn Tenenbaum

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2019 4:10

    Content type: Commentary

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    The original article was published in Research Integrity and Peer Review 2018 3:12

  25. Reducing the number of animals used in experiments has become a priority for the governments of many countries. For these reductions to occur, animal-free alternatives must be made more available and, cruciall...

    Authors: S. Bressers, H. van den Elzen, C. Gräwe, D. van den Oetelaar, P. H. A. Postma and S. K. Schoustra

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2019 4:8

    Content type: Research

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  26. The emphasis on impact factors and the quantity of publications intensifies competition between researchers. This competition was traditionally considered an incentive to produce high-quality work, but there a...

    Authors: Tamarinde L. Haven, Marije Esther Evalien de Goede, Joeri K. Tijdink and Frans Jeroen Oort

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2019 4:7

    Content type: Methodology

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  27. Bisphenol A is highly debated and studied in relation to a variety of health outcomes. This large variation in the literature makes BPA a topic that is prone to selective use of literature, in order to underpi...

    Authors: M. J. E. Urlings, B. Duyx, G. M. H. Swaen, L. M. Bouter and M. P. Zeegers

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2019 4:6

    Content type: Research

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  28. Narrative reviews are the commonest type of articles in the medical literature. However, unlike systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials (RCT) articles, for which formal instruments exist to evaluat...

    Authors: Christopher Baethge, Sandra Goldbeck-Wood and Stephan Mertens

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2019 4:5

    Content type: Methodology

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  29. Open peer review (OPR) is moving into the mainstream, but it is often poorly understood and surveys of researcher attitudes show important barriers to implementation. As more journals move to implement and exp...

    Authors: Tony Ross-Hellauer and Edit Görögh

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2019 4:4

    Content type: Commentary

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  30. The abstracts of a conference are important for informing the participants about the results that are communicated. However, there is poor reporting in conference abstracts in disability research. This paper a...

    Authors: Eric Badu, Paul Okyere, Diane Bell, Naomi Gyamfi, Maxwell Peprah Opoku, Peter Agyei-Baffour and Anthony Kwaku Edusei

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2019 4:1

    Content type: Review

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  31. A large number of scientists and several news platforms have, over the last few years, been speaking of a replication crisis in various academic disciplines, especially the biomedical and social sciences. This...

    Authors: Rik Peels

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2019 4:2

    Content type: Commentary

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  32. The progression of research and scholarly inquiry does not occur in isolation and is wholly dependent on accurate reporting of methods and results, and successful replication of prior work. Without mechanisms ...

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    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2018 3:15

    Content type: Commentary

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Research Integrity and Peer Review 2018 3:14

  33. Disputes over authorship are increasing. This paper examines the options that researchers have in resolving authorship disputes. Discussions about authorship disputes often address how to prevent disputes but ...

    Authors: Zen Faulkes

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2018 3:12

    Content type: Commentary

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Research Integrity and Peer Review 2019 4:10

  34. Following publication of this article [1] it was brought to our attention that we omitted to provide credit for Table 1. While the content of the table and the systematization of blinding in review have been r...

    Authors: S. P. J. M. (Serge) Horbach and W. (Willem) Halffman

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2018 3:11

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Research Integrity and Peer Review 2018 3:8

  35. Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are often complex and expensive to perform. Less than one third achieve planned recruitment targets, follow-up can be labor-intensive, and many have limited real-world gener...

    Authors: Linda Kwakkenbos, Edmund Juszczak, Lars G Hemkens, Margaret Sampson, Ole Fröbert, Clare Relton, Chris Gale, Merrick Zwarenstein, Sinéad M Langan, David Moher, Isabelle Boutron, Philippe Ravaud, Marion K Campbell, Kimberly A Mc Cord, Tjeerd P van Staa, Lehana Thabane…

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2018 3:9

    Content type: Study protocol

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  36. Associations were examined between author-reported uses of reporting guidelines to prepare JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI) submissions, editorial decisions, and reviewer ratings for adherenc...

    Authors: Jeannine Botos

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2018 3:7

    Content type: Research

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  37. The quality and integrity of the scientific literature have recently become the subject of heated debate. Due to an apparent increase in cases of scientific fraud and irreproducible research, some have claimed...

    Authors: S. P. J. M. ( Serge) Horbach and W. ( Willem) Halffman

    Citation: Research Integrity and Peer Review 2018 3:8

    Content type: Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Research Integrity and Peer Review 2018 3:11