News

  • Too Close for Comfort?

    Sep 30, 2015

    By:
    Editorial, Nature
    Relationships between industry and researchers can be hard to define, but universities and other institutions must do more to scrutinize the work of their scientists for conflicts of interest.
  • NIH Disclosure Rules Falter

    Sep 30, 2015

    By:
    Sara Reardon, Nature
    Regulations that require researchers to disclose conflicts of interest yield questionable data and cost universities millions
  • Landmark Analysis of an Infamous Medical Study Points Out the Challenges of Research Oversight

    Sep 18, 2015

    By:
    Paul Basken, The Chronicle of Higher Education
    A small team of researchers donated their time over the past two years to re-analyze a 2001 study that led physicians to prescribe the antidepressant paroxetine (Paxil)
  • Many Psychology Findings Not as Strong as Claimed, Study Says

    Sep 18, 2015
    The New York Times

    By:
    Benedict Carey
    An effort to reproduce 100 studies published in leading psychology journals has found more than half of findings did not hold up
  • Welcome to METRICS

    Sep 18, 2015

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    Welcome to METRICS! This is an amazing time to be interested and involved in the international movement to improve the quality of the scientific research literature.