Correcting the scientific record–A broken system?

Mark J. Bolland*, Andrew Grey, Alison Avenell, Andrew a. Klein

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The current system for assessing and publicly notifying concerns about publication integrity is slow, inefficient, inconsistent, inadequate, and opaque. Readers are, therefore, left unaware of potential issues about publications or are given inadequate information to assess publication integrity. We propose a new process for dealing with publication integrity involving the establishment of independent panel(s) that assess publication integrity and transparently report the outcomes of those assessments, independent of the assessment of any misconduct.

Original languageEnglish
JournalAccountability in Research
Early online date8 Dec 2020
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 8 Dec 2020


  • expression of concern
  • Publication integrity
  • retraction

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