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Therefore, a conflict of interest can be discovered and voluntarily defused before any corruption occurs. Medisch onderzoek in Nederland loopt vast: Rathenau Instituut. Het medisch onderzoek in Nederland dreigt vast te lopen.

medisch onderzoek in Nederland loopt vast: Rathenau Instituut

'Publicatiedruk bedreigt medische wetenschap' - Nieuws.nl. Een publicatie in een wetenschappelijk, medisch tijdschrift is voor medische wetenschappers de hoofdbeloning, zeker als het om een gerenommeerd blad gaat.

'Publicatiedruk bedreigt medische wetenschap' - Nieuws.nl

Het is zelfs een ongeschreven regel dat promovendi minimaal vier artikelen moeten publiceren. Maar door deze publicatiedruk is er nauwelijks tijd om te toetsen of de resultaten eigenlijk wel reproduceerbaar zijn. EM: 'Stress en cynisme' bij onderzoekers medische wetenschap. Er moet snel iets veranderen aan de publicatiecultuur in de medische wetenschappen, vindt het Rathenau Instituut.

EM: 'Stress en cynisme' bij onderzoekers medische wetenschap

Nu houden stress en cynisme de onderzoekers in de greep. Stel, de uitkomsten van je onderzoek passen niet bij je hypothese. Wat doe je dan? Publish or perish slaat de klok in medische wetenschap. Er moet snel iets veranderen aan de publicatiecultuur in de medische wetenschappen, vindt het Rathenau Instituut.

Publish or perish slaat de klok in medische wetenschap

Nu houden stress en cynisme de onderzoekers in de greep. Stel, de uitkomsten van je onderzoek passen niet bij je hypothese. Wat doe je dan? Je verandert de statistiek “en dan klopt het opeens helemaal”, aldus een promovendus waar het Rathenau Instituut mee sprak. Het is maar een van de vele cynische voorbeelden waar de medische onderzoekers mee strooien. ‘We willen topprestaties mogelijk maken’

28 april 2015 11.34 door Jimmy Tigges Aantal keer bekeken: 92 WEB ONLY De Damen Raceroei Regatta op de Willem-Alexanderbaan in de Eendragtspolder werd twee jaar geleden door Laga opgezet 'om de roeiwereld op zijn kop te zetten'.

‘We willen topprestaties mogelijk maken’

Volgens woordvoerder Tim van Koelen wordt de derde editie op 2 en 3 mei het grootste sportevenement dat vanuit de TU georganiseerd wordt. Foto's: Marcel Krijger Wat is het idee achter deze regatta? “We wilden een evenement organiseren waarbij de focus ligt op het mogelijk maken van het leveren van topprestaties: door het regelen van pastalunches, gratis massages voor de roeiers en gratis fietsverhuur voor coaches, zodat die geen haal hoeven te missen van hun pupillen. Wat voor roeiers doen er mee? Retractions up tenfold - 20 AUGUST 2009. ‘Publish or perish’ factor in withdrawal of science papers.

Retractions up tenfold - 20 AUGUST 2009

Zoe Corbyn reports The rate at which scientific journal articles are being retracted has increased roughly tenfold over the past two decades, an exclusive analysis for Times Higher Education reveals. Retractions in the scientific literature: is the incidence of research fraud increasing? R Grant Steen 2010. A painful remedy - editorial Nature 2010. Misconduct accounts for the majority of retracted scientific publications Ferric C. Fanga , R. Grant Steen , Arturo Casadevall 2012. Tenfold increase in scientific research papers retracted for fraud. Toename wetenschapsfraude niet bewezen - Kees Schuyt. Conclusies over een mogelijke toename van fraude in de wetenschap kunnen alleen getrokken worden na gedegen onderzoek, betoogt Kees Schuyt.

Typisch dat Schuyt het weer beperkt tot interne wetenschapsfraude en het grotere? externe probleem - belangenverstrengeling - niet expliciet benoemt laat staan analyseert maar misschien aanstipt mbv Big Science. Maar goed, laat ik nu beginnen met Schuyt's thesis dat de toename in wetenschapsfraude niet zou zijn bewezen. Waarom Kees deze internationale problematiek direkt in zijn eerste zin laat beginnen bij Diederik Stapel : * "Sinds de affaire-Stapel is er een discussie ontstaan over de vraag of wetenschapsfraude in de huidige wetenschapsbeoefening toegenomen is en wat daarvan de oorzaken zouden kunnen zijn. " is mij enigzinds duister. Volgens mij is die discussie ouder: Zie bijv: deze THE uit 2009 Waarmee Schuyt's "Sinds" enigzinds begint te kapseizen. - Hoe ver het bewustzijn tav deze % toename problematiek terugreikt is mij overigs onduidelijk. Mocht iemand oudere bronnen weten, please let me know below. - Als nog een voorbeeldje tav het wetenschappelijke niveau van dit soort % studies verwijs ik maar even naar het recentere: Maar goed , het kan natuurlijk altijd grondiger. Vandaag moet ik het hier eventjes bij laten, druk , druk , druk en zo. Greetings, * 7 sept 2011 persbericht tav het op non-actief stellen van Stapel = begin Stapelgate – freeman

Sinds de affaire-Stapel is er een discussie ontstaan over de vraag of wetenschapsfraude in de huidige wetenschapsbeoefening toegenomen is en wat daarvan de oorzaken zouden kunnen zijn.

Toename wetenschapsfraude niet bewezen - Kees Schuyt

Stunner: Researchers retract paper because company complains it’s hurting profits. Scientific publishing: The inside track. 30 ways academic book publishers add value to the process of research communication. What exactly do book publishers bring to the table when academics look to reach wider audiences?

30 ways academic book publishers add value to the process of research communication.

Francine O’Sullivan reflects on the shifting priorities of academic book publishers in the digital age and the need to ensure added value to the overall process. She provides a list of things an author or editor should expect a high quality academic book publisher to do in order to help disseminate research, maximise citations and protect authors’ interests.

These are interesting times for academic book publishers in the social sciences. The apparatus of research assessment is driven by the academic publishing industry and has become entirely self-serving. Peer review may be favoured as the best measure of scientific assessment ahead of the REF, but can it be properly implemented?

The apparatus of research assessment is driven by the academic publishing industry and has become entirely self-serving

Peter Coles does the maths on what the Physics panel face and finds there simply won’t be enough time to do what the REF administrators claim. Rather, closed-access bibliometrics will have to be substituted at the expense of legitimate assessment of outputs. A modest proposal to solve the problem of peer review: Treat evaluation as an in-house publishing function. Peer review is under constant scrutiny due to its failure to adapt to a more effective model in the digital age.

Steve Fuller argues that academic evaluation proceeds much too slowly for the quite simple reason that academics are valued mainly for being productive and not evaluative. Open access: The true cost of science publishing. Michael Eisen doesn't hold back when invited to vent.

“It's still ludicrous how much it costs to publish research — let alone what we pay,” he declares. The biggest travesty, he says, is that the scientific community carries out peer review — a major part of scholarly publishing — for free, yet subscription-journal publishers charge billions of dollars per year, all told, for scientists to read the final product. “It's a ridiculous transaction,” he says. Eisen, a molecular biologist at the University of California, Berkeley, argues that scientists can get much better value by publishing in open-access journals, which make articles free for everyone to read and which recoup their costs by charging authors or funders.

The MLA Tells It Like It Is. "We are faced with an unsustainable reality," states the Modern Language Association’s long-awaited report on doctoral study in literature and languages. That reality includes a median time-to-degree of nine years and a weak academic job market that places a deplorably low percentage of Ph.D.’s in tenure-track professorships, often after years of postdoctoral purgatory. There are many positive things to say about this report, but let’s start with the fact that the MLA is saying things that need to be said by the MLA.

In particular, the report exhorts us to "validate the wide range of career possibilities that doctoral students can pursue. " The MLA gets behind other important positions, too.

Funding- subsidy-system

Corporate revolving door in editorial board of elsevier. Resignations threat over Taylor & Francis ‘censorship’ Editorial board of journal could quit after debate on publishing suffers delay Source: Alamy Silence! Publication delays and unexplained editing have ‘destroyed trust’ between the journal editors and Taylor & Francis A journal’s editorial board has been left on the brink of resignation after an eight-month standoff with its publisher Taylor & Francis over the publication of a debate on academic publishing and the profits made by major firms.

The debate, in the journal Prometheus: Critical Studies in Innovation, was due to appear last September, but was delayed by Taylor & Francis and published only at the end of last month. Its “proposition” paper, “Publisher, be damned!

?a peer reviewer selection process based on nepotism?

Hacking peer review publication process. Editor in chief steps down after being found plagiarizing in her. Public_uni : Bias in favour of men in peer... Securing money for research is hard for everyone - but then there's the sexism. Female academics have to be twice as productive as men to be regarded as equally competent. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images Have you recently been denied promotion due to lack of research grant money?

If so, join the club. In my department last month two colleagues were turned down for promotion (one for reader and the other for senior lecturer) because, according to the university, they had not attracted "significant grant income".

Science, Nature, Cell as luxury journals distorting science proc

Blurring Research Labs Universities & Corporations. Blurring research and advertising entertainment. Blurring treatment / marketing / entertainment spaces. Blurring research and fundraising / advertising. Blurring research & therapeutic space. Ghostwriting - getting closer to the test tube. Unethical trials. News from the University. Corrupt Medicine and Science. Blurring research and policy. BP. ResearchLabScienceCentre mashup's. From research institute to cake bakery.

"we never let the committee assess individuals"

Peer review: how to get it right – 10 tips. The Guardian view on the end of the peer review. Plagiaat. Theft. Data massage. Publish òr perish. Open Access versus public closed gardens of Academic Publishers. Springer , IEEE to peer review or not to peer review. Fake science journals by Elsevier-Merck. The 3 dangers of publishing in “megajournals”–and how you can avoid them. You like the idea of “megajournals”–online-only, open access journals that cover many subjects and publish content based only on whether it is scientifically sound. You get that PLOS ONE, PeerJ and others offer a path to a more efficient, faster, more open scholarly publishing world.

But you’re not publishing there. Because you’ve heard rumors that they’re not peer reviewed, or that they’re “peer-review lite” journals. You’re concerned they’re journals of last resort, article dumping grounds. You’re worried your co-authors will balk, that your work won’t be read, or that your CV will look bad. Well, you’re not the only one. But they don’t have to. 1. Sometimes wanting to publish somewhere yourself isn’t enough–you’ve got to convince skeptical co-authors (or advisors!). Megajournals publish prestigious science Megajournals aren’t for losers: top scientists, including Nobelists, publish there. Megajournals boost citation and readership impact Megajournals promote real-world use 2. 3. Fraud in science: a plea for a new culture in research. Fraud in science: a plea for a new culture in research. ‘Dit bericht is mede mogelijk gemaakt door de UvA’ S.C. (Sophie) Boerman MSc. DARE.

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ECOS - COMMISSIE TOT ERKENNING VAN ONDERZOEKSCHOLEN. 90% unread ? Dirk Smeesters - Erasmus University Rotterdam. Annemie Schuerwegh - LUMC - Leiden Universitair Medische Centrum. De Vonk - Tennekes / Mineau. James E. Hunton - Erasmus University Rotterdam.