Tim Vines and Ben Kaube kicked off a sparky debate with their post in The Scholarly Kitchen this week, which considers the argument for ‘honest signalling’ as a way of judging the scientific integrity of a research paper – in other words, the lengths that researchers are willing to go to invite maximum scrutiny and transparency in their communication of their authorial identity and credentials, how their research was conducted, and where their dataset is shared. Worth reading alone for the distinctly unsettling photo of a jumping spider lurking in the text … read the full post at: https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2024/04/16/honest-signaling-and-research-integrity/