Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, July 31 (Reporter Zhong Yuan) The reporter learned from the Ministry of Science and Technology that the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Natural Science Foundation of China officially issued a notice a few days ago to further consolidate the national science and technology plan task-bearing unit's scientific research style and academic style and the main responsibility of scientific research integrity. Among them, it is required to treat academic papers scientifically and rationally, pay attention to the quality and level of papers, not to link the number of papers published, impact factors, etc. with rewards and bonuses, and not to use national science and technology plans (special projects, funds, etc.) to reward papers for publication.
The notice requires that the daily education and guidance of the scientific research personnel of the unit should be strengthened, and the work style, academic style and scientific integrity of the scientific research personnel should be evaluated during the annual assessment, awards, and evaluation. It is necessary to promptly rectify the problems in the research style and academic style and integrity of scientific research of the personnel of the unit.
To this end, the notice specifically mentions that it should strengthen the review of breakthrough scientific and technological achievements and major scientific and technological progress to be announced by the unit, and urge project leaders, team leaders, and mentors to strictly control the academic and integrity of the papers to be published. . In addition, establish and strictly implement a scientific research data collection system to ensure that the original records of the unit's scientific research activities are timely, accurate, and complete, and can be inquired and traceable.
In addition, the notice emphasizes that the information submission system must be strictly implemented. The investigation and handling of major scientific research styles and scientific research integrity issues and results must be reported to the local provincial science and technology administrative department as required, involving science and technology plans (special projects, funds, etc.) Scientific research projects, innovation bases, scientific and technological awards, talent projects, etc. shall be submitted to relevant management departments at the same time. (Finish)