jst/CHORUS FORUM: research integrity at JOSS 2022

8 June, 2022 – Free online meeting
10:00 – 11:30 AM Japan time





Integrity is fundamental to advancing trusted research. Research must be conducted in such a way that allows researchers to have confidence and trust in the methods and findings on which others can build their research, and so that research results can be translated for societal benefit and advancement. Whilst there are many positive components of research integrity, there are three fundamental ways in which the research record can be undermined:

  1. Research fraud through fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism.
  2. Lack of reproducibility due to improper recording and/or reporting of research procedures.
  3. Insufficient vigour or robustness in editorial and peer-review processes.

At this joint JOSS 2022 Forum Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) and CHORUS bring together a panel of speakers to present their views on research integrity and to discuss how to manage and address these problems from their different perspective.

We thank the JOSS 2022 organizers for including this FORUM in their virtual meeting.

Presentations and video now available.

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Yasushi Ogasaka, Managing Director, Department of International Strategy, Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED)

Introduction and Moderator


Shigeo Koyasu, Executive Director, RIKEN

Towards Open Science at RIKEN


Akira Shinohara, Board Member, APRIN (The Association for the Promotion of Research Integrity); Professor, Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University

Encouraging High Values of Integrity in the Research Environment


Todd Carpenter, Executive Director, NISO (National Information Standards Organization)

Technical Approaches to Ensuring High Ethical Standards in the Published Records of Research


Patrick Franzen, Director, Publications and Platforms, SPIE (The International Society for Optics and Photonics); Board Member, COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics)

Versions of Research Output and Research Integrity


Masaki Satoh, Chief Editor Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan; Professor, The University of Tokyo

How Preprints Aid the Dissemination of Research Results


Presentations are in English and Japanese with the panel discussion in English.
Simultaneous translation will be provided by NHK Global Media Services, Inc.      

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