Weekend reads: Academania; redaction bias; a Harvard star falls; top retractions of 2021

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The week at Retraction Watch featured:

Our list of retracted or withdrawn COVID-19 papers is up to 204. There are now more than 32,000 retractions in our database — which now powers retraction alerts in EndNotePapers, and Zotero. And have you seen our leaderboard of authors with the most retractions lately — or our list of top 10 most highly cited retracted papers?

Here’s what was happening elsewhere (some of these items may be paywalled, metered access, or require free registration to read):

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2 thoughts on “Weekend reads: Academania; redaction bias; a Harvard star falls; top retractions of 2021”

  1. Re the Chinese $ payments. I was invited to teach a summer school at a major university in China with the agreement of my university. Once there I was surprised to hear a knock at the door and a young PG student hand me the agreed payment in cash! I think this might not be uncommon – certainly I had no strategic value!

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