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IMAGE INTEGRITY

Jana Christopher

© Jana Christopher

Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.

C. S. Lewis

 

Image-Integrity offers a comprehensive service helping scientists and journals

to protect and safeguard the published record

Screening

of scientific images

 

  • Regular screening of manuscript figures for journals as part of the publication workflow

 

  • Pre-submission screening of figures as a service to authors

 

Investigations

of potential misconduct

 

  • Co-operration with scientific institutes and journals

 

  • Investigation of image manipulation in the published literature - assessing the validity of claims of illegitimate image manipulation

 

Consultancy,

training and coaching

 

  • Training for editorial staff

 

  • Seminars for PhD students and young scientists as part of their research integrity education

Jana Christopher has worked as an Image Data Integrity Analyst since 2011.

Read a recent article published in FEBS Letters: Systematic fabrication of scientific images revealed

 

Since leaving EMBO Press in 2015, clients include

  • Springer Nature
  • eLife Sciences
  • The Royal Society
  • The Journal of Hepatology
  • FEBS Press
  • Nanyang Technical University, Singapore
  • The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB)
  • International Journal of Cancer at DKFZ
  • Jana is a regular speaker at Research Integrity conferences jointly organized by Nanyang Technological University,

the Agency for Science, Technology and Research, and the National University of Singapore. She has also conducted workshops for students and postdocs at NUS.

 

During the 4th World Congress on Research Integrity in Rio de Janeiro in June 2015, she spoke to Nature News about her work: