Retractions of scientific publications: responsibility and accountability

Katavić, Vedran (2014) Retractions of scientific publications: responsibility and accountability. Biochemia Medica, 24 (2). pp. 217-222. ISSN 1846-7482

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This evidence-based opinion piece gives a short overview of the increase in retractions of publications in scientific journals and discusses various reasons for that increase. Also discussed are some of the recent prominent cases of scientific misconduct, the number of authors with multiple retractions, and problems with reproducibility of published research. Finally, some of the effects of faulty research on science and society, as well as possible solutions are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: ©Copyright by Croatian Society of Medical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
MeSH: Authorship ; Biomedical Research/ethics ; Editorial Policies ; Humans ; Publishing/ethics ; Reproducibility of Results ; Retraction of Publication as Topic ; Scientific Misconduct/ethics
Departments: Katedra za anatomiju i kliničku anatomiju
Depositing User: Marijan Šember
Status: Published
Katavić, VedranUNSPECIFIED
Date: 2014
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2016 11:19
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2020 08:17
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