A talk by guest speaker Elisabeth Spik who works on uncovering and reporting errors in biomedical articles! Register here.
Science relies on trust, but even after peer review, papers may have concerning data. In this seminar Dr. Bik will discuss various errors, research misconduct, reporting procedures, and the rise of 'paper mills' producing low-quality or fake papers.
About Elisabeth Bik
Elisabeth Bik, PhD, a microbiologist, scans biomedical literature for concerns, reporting 7,000+ papers. Elisabeth Bik left her industry job to uncover and report errors in biomedical articles. Her scan of 20,000 papers found 4% with inappropriate image duplications and led to 1,000+ retractions/corrections, earning her the John Maddox Prize in 2021.