Response to COVID-19 in Taiwan: Big Data Analytics, New Technology, and Proactive Testing
This Viewpoint describes the outbreak response infrastructure developed by the Taiwanese government following the SARS epidemic in 2003 and actions in response to COVID-19, including dedicated hotlines for symptom reporting, mobile phone messaging and case tracking, and the ramping up of facemask...
Sex Differences in Academic Rank and Publication Rate in US Neurology Programs
Cross-sectional study investigating the potential sex differences at each faculty rank in top-ranked US academic neurology programs by comparing the number of male vs female neurologists and their level of academic productivity quantitated by publication rates and scholarly activities.
John Ioannidis discusses the potential effects on clinical research of a 2017 proposal to lower the default P value threshold for statistical significance from .05 to .005 as a means to reduce false-positive findings.
Altmetric Scores, Citations, and Publication of Studies Posted as Preprints
This study describes views, downloads, Altmetric scores, and citations of articles published as preprints and differences in Altmetric scores and citations of published articles by prior preprint status.
Conferences on Peer Review have been held every 4 years since 1989 to present research into the quality of publication processes. The 8th International Congress on Peer Review and Scientific Publication was held in Chicago in September 2017.