Category: Signals News

  • Problematic Paper Screener: a new signal to help protect research integrity

    Problematic Paper Screener: a new signal to help protect research integrity

    Signals from the community Publication fraud is harming trust in research. To help protect the integrity of the scholarly record and restore trust in research many researchers and sleuths comb the literature to identify patterns and markers of fraud in research articles, and some build tools to enhance these efforts. The Problematic Paper Screener, an…

  • Signals joins United2Act

    Signals joins United2Act

    We’re pleased to announce that Signals has become a signatory of United2Act. Collective action against paper mills is essential for protecting the integrity of the scholarly record, a vital step in restoring trust in research. We look forward to working closely with the research community to address the paper mill problem and to continue providing…

  • Introducing Signals

    Introducing Signals

    Trust is at an all-time low More people than ever question whether they can trust our most important institutions. This isn’t a new concern; trust has been in decline for decades. However, we have always been able to rely on the foundational and self-correcting nature of scholarly literature as a source of truth. This is…

  • Florin Asăvoaie joins Signals as Lead Engineer

    Florin Asăvoaie joins Signals as Lead Engineer

    We’re excited to announce that Florin Asăvoaie has joined Signals as Lead Engineer. Florin was the Solutions Architect of Hindawi’s Phenom publishing platform, acquired by Wiley in 2021, and is the technical & product development advisor for sustainable software products. With his engineering expertise and industry experience, Florin is already making an impact, accelerating our…

  • Tiago Barros joins Signals as Founding Member

    Tiago Barros joins Signals as Founding Member

    We’re excited to announce that Tiago Barros has joined the Signals team as Founding Member. Tiago will bring his expertise in publishing, peer review and creating products for publishers and researchers to our team. Previously, Tiago had different roles in publishing and tech startups, including VP of H1 Connect at H1, Managing Director of Faculty…

  • Signals Lead Analyst, Christos Petrou, guest post in Scholarly Kitchen

    Signals Lead Analyst, Christos Petrou, guest post in Scholarly Kitchen

    Signals Lead Analyst, Christos Petrou, has written a guest post for the Scholarly Kitchen on retractions and research misconduct. A few key takeaways include: Read the full article in The Scholarly Kitchen:

  • Christos Petrou joins Signals as Lead Analyst

    Christos Petrou joins Signals as Lead Analyst

    We’re pleased to announce that Christos Petrou will be joining Signals, alongside founders Andrew Preston and Elliott Lumb, in our mission to restore trust in research. Christos will join Signals as Lead Analyst. His deep understanding of scholarly communication and analytical expertise will help us identify new signals and enable us to provide publishers with…