2020: Hudlicky contribution in Angewandte Chemie

Article by Tomáš Hudlický in Angewandte Chemie (June 2020)

On June 4, 2020, an essay entitled ?Organic synthesis ? Where now?? is thirty years old. A reflection on the current state of affairs "was published on the website of Angewandte Chemie as an? Accepted Article ?. The article expressed offending views about women and other groups underrepresented in science. In addition, the Chinese research community was unjustly defamed. It contained a description of mentorship in science that contravenes the values of good working practice and education. The opinions expressed in this essay are those of the author and they violate the values and codes of conduct of the journal, the members of staff, the Editorial Board , and the German Chemical Society (GDCh), the owner society of Angewandte Chemie. As a first immediate response, the article was removed from the Wiley Online Library. A full investigation of the case has been initiated.

On June 4, 2020, an article entitled ?Organic synthesis ? Where now?? is thirty years old. A reflection on the current state of affairs "was published on the Angewandte Chemie website as an" Accepted Article ". The article expressed insulting views of women and other underrepresented groups in science. In addition, the Chinese research community was defamed. It contained a description of the Mentorship in science that violates the values of good work practice and education. The opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and violate the values and codes of conduct of the journal Angewandte Chemie, its employees, its editorial board and the German Chemical Society (GDCh) as the owner of Angewandte Chemie. As a first immediate response, the article was removed from the Wiley Online Library and a full investigation into the case was initiated.

March 12, 2021

COPE, a membership organization that supports journals, publishers, and others with handling ethical issues in their publications, was asked by the publisher Wiley, a member of COPE, to review the process Wiley followed when investigating the issues contributing to and arising from the publication of a paper in the journal Angewandte Chemie by Tomas Hudlicky, particularly those relating to diversity, equity, and inclusivity.

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