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First analysis of ‘pre-registered’ studies shows sharp rise in null findings

30 October 2018

Matthew Warren

Logging hypotheses and protocols before performing research seems to work as intended: to reduce publication bias for positive results.

High-impact papers score well in REF, study finds

9 October 2017

Anthea Lacchia

Researchers in the UK find that the impact factor of journal articles matches judgements by a panel of experts on research quality.