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Research Integrity in research publication

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Research Integrity in research publication

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Research and its publication should be done with integrity, but too often ethics and research integrity concerns harm the successful dissemination of research findings. 

This webinar in collaboration with AJE and Research Square will address some of the issues that need to be dealt with before manuscript submission. Speakers will discuss what are some of the best practices to follow when conducting research and communicating research findings and will focus on key factors contributing to the so-called reproducibility crisis.

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Mark Yorek, PhD

Dr. Yorek obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Biochemistry from the University of North Dakota. Currently,  Dr. Yorek is a Professor in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism in the Department of Internal Medicine at the College of Medicine at the University of Iowa. He is also the Associate Chief of Staff at the Iowa City VA Medical Center. His research interest includes vascular and neural complications of obesity and diabetes. He has published more than 165 scientific peer reviewed publications. Dr. Yorek is Chief Editor for Hindawi’s open access journal Journal of Diabetes Research.

Matt Hodgkinson

Matt is Head of Editorial Policy and Ethics at Hindawi. With a degree in Biological Sciences from Oxford and a Master's in Genetics from Cambridge, Matt started in Open Access journal publishing at BioMed Central as an editor on the BMC-series journals. He then worked with the Public Library of Science as an Associate Editor and then Senior Editor on PLOS ONE, then  joined Hindawi as Head of Research Integrity, overseeing the research integrity processes and policies including plagiarism, authorship, corrections, and retractions. He is a member of the Council of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). He is an AuthorAID mentor and a member of the Council of Science Editors and the European Association of Science Editors. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1973-1244

Roma O. Konecky, PhD

Roma received her B.S. in Neuroscience from the University of Pittsburgh and her Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, where she studied the role of the prefrontal cortex and multi-item working memory in non-human primates using both single-unit and LFP neurophysiological techniques. As an Editorial Quality Advisor at Research Square, Roma provides scientific and editorial expertise to help support authors and journal operations. Specifically, Roma assesses adherence to reporting standards, technical soundness and the publication potential of manuscripts.  As lead reviewer for the Research Square Badges, Roma provides recommendations to authors to ensure the reporting in their manuscripts is complete in an effort to promote study transparency and reproducibility of studies published on the Research Square Preprint Platform. 

Patrick Applegate, PhD

At Research Square, Patrick Applegate manages a production team and works on data science projects in Python. Patrick's work on these data science projects has helped enable the rapid scaling of the production team and reduced the amount of time spent on one repetitive but necessary task by 50%. Patrick earned his PhD in Geosciences at the Pennsylvania State University and is first author or co-author of over 20 peer-reviewed scientific papers.

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