Tag: microbiology

COVID-19 Research integrity

Didier Raoult fraud: “Je ne regrette rien”

One year on: more fake data, financial fraud and illegal and falsified clinical trials by the chloroquine guru Didier Raoult.

Academic Publishing Guest post

Editor sacked over rejection rate: “not inline with Frontiers core principles”

Frontiers describes itself as “a community-rooted, open-access academic publisher”, and boasts a ~71,000 head strong “virtual editorial office”. This guest post by Regina-Michaela Wittich, a former senior editor of a Frontiers journal, narrates how she was sacked by Frontiers because she rejected too many papers for being of insufficient scientific quality, instead of sending them into the “rigorous” Frontiers peer review process