Improving research reporting to avoid waste in psychological research

Fiona Alderdice, James Newham, John Worobey

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial


Why do you publish your research findings? It is likely that, on reflection, we can identify many reasons that are not simply related to improving the state of science or the health and well-being of those we study. The answer to this question often produces multiple reasons, such as degree requirements, career development, requirements of funders, to name but a few. The demands of these additional drivers can unintentionally influence both the quality of reporting and the slant of a paper’s message due to tight timeframes and expectations of all parties involved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)327-328
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology
Issue number4
Early online date13 Jul 2016
Publication statusPublished - 7 Aug 2016
Externally publishedYes


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