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Key Topics in Ethics: Peer Review

Statements on Peer Review

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Social Media, Peer Review, and Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) in Chemistry: Trends, Pitfalls, and Promises

Abstract: Over the last two decades, various themes inherent in the responsible conduct of research (RCR) in chemistry have been brought to light through prominent cases of research misconduct. This a...

Topic Packet: Peer Review

Packet includes a summary, background information, relevant regulations and guidelines, discussion tools (including case studies and discussion questions), and resources. Originally published at www.r...

Role-Play Scenarios for Teaching Responsible Conduct of Research: Assessment of Outcomes

Supported by the National Science Foundation under grant EEC-0628814. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessar...

Annotated Bibliography of Ethical Issues in Physics: Peer Review

Peer review of journal submissions and grant applications plays an important role in what ideas and which individuals advance in physics. ...

Ethics in Research

An engineering professor receives two nearly identical journal articles to review --- same authors, different journals --- that are also very like a paper he recently published. http://www.onlineethi...

A Claim of Prior Discovery by a Reviewer

A peer reviewer claims that the manuscript he is reviewing because it repeats work that he has already published. http://www.onlineethics.org/Resources/Cases/discovery.aspx ...

Responsible Authorship and Peer Review

Responsible Authorship and Peer Review presents the basic issues facing researchers at the publication stage of research. We focus on some of the ethical values particularly relevant to publication: h...

Development and Assessment of Role-Play Scenarios for Teaching RCR

Supported by the National Science Foundation under grant EEC-0628814. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessar...

Proposal to the Ethics Education in Science and Engineering Program,National Science Foundation: Role-Play Scenarios for Teaching Responsible Conduct of Research

We propose to develop and assess role-play scenarios to teach central topics in the responsible conduct of research (RCR) to graduate students in science and engineering. Together the scenarios will c...

Ethical Issues in Peer Review of Research

Supported by the National Science Foundation under grant EEC-0628814. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessar...

Ethics of Peer Review : A Guide for Manuscript Reviewers

The peer review of scientific manuscripts is a cornerstone of modern science and medicine. Peer reviewed journals rely on expert and objective review by knowledgeable researchers to en...

Confidential Information

While reviewing Dr. Levy's NIH grant, Dr. Powell found a key piece of data about a method that did not work in his lab. He had his graduate student try this new approach, and it wo...

Ethics of Peer Review: A Guide for Manuscript Reviewers Case studies - Guide for the Discussion Leader

The 12 case studies presented in the ...

Effect on the quality of peer review of blinding reviewers and asking them to sign their reports - A randomized controlled trial

Context.-Anxiety about bias, lack of accountability, and poor quality of peer review has led to questions about the imbalance in anonymity between reviewers and authors,|Objectiv...

The Characteristics of Peer Reviewers Who Produce Good-Quality Reviews

Objective: To determine the characteristics of good peer reviewers.|Design: Cross-sectional analysis of data gathered during a randomized controlled trial.|Setting: The Journal o...See More