Comment from BRHP: I am reblogging post from the “Retraction Watch”. Publication of a special issue on misconduct by MDPI (www.mdpi.com) is an important step in fighting misconduct. So, showtime for those with guts!
Warning: blowing whistle on someone’s misconduct can cost you your job!
It would be difficult to read the recent scientific literature on retractions and miss Grant Steen’s contributions. Retraction Watch readers are no doubt familiar with his work by this point, and if they’re not, we’d recommend spending some time with it. The journal Publications — an MDPI title — has asked him to guest-edit a special issue on scientific misconduct, and Steen asked us to get the word out, so we’re happy to post this introduction from him:
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