Weekend reads: Self-plagiarism and moral panic; sexism in science; peer review under scrutiny

Retraction Watch

Another busy week at Retraction Watch, which kicked off with our announcement that we’re hiring a paid intern. Here’s what was happening elsewhere around the web:

Is the notion of self-plagiarism creating a moral panic?

Women have a more difficult time obtaining grants than men do, argues an anonymous academic in The Guardian.

This is peer review? “[T]he editor, not getting any comments back from his peer reviewers, just decided to publish it…”

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