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Australian researchers ‘vulnerable’ under new code of conduct

20 June 2018

Smriti Mallapaty

Lack of independent oversight in examining alleged breaches leaves academics at the whim of institutions.

China gets serious about research integrity

6 June 2018

Hepeng Jia

The country’s highest executive body issues clear guidelines for dealing with scientific misconduct.

Open-access model is a return to the origins of journal publishing

11 May 2018

Gavin Moodie

Until recently, many university and society journals operated at a loss, says Gavin Moodie.

Disagreement over the legal definition of misconduct

9 January 2018

Yojana Sharma

Without clear and consistent terminology, policing can be tricky.

How Australian universities spent $4.5b on research in four years

27 October 2016

Bianca Nogrady

Assessing the research performance of universities is a difficult pursuit.