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NIH’s new policy to put limit on grant money awarded to researchers
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Recently, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced a major change in their policy that will have repercussions across the biomedical research community. Moving away from the traditional model, NIH will introduce a point system to put a cap on the amount of funding a researcher can receive. The agency explains that the main intent is to make more grants available and assist early and mid-career researchers in getting grants easily. 
Academic publishing and scholarly communications: Good reads, April 2017
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The month of April was perhaps the most exciting time for academics around the world as several hundred researchers and supporters of science participated in the March for Science. While this movement dominated the news in academia, many other happenings too deserve notice. The Editage Insights team has curated a list of some of the most noteworthy updates in this month for you. Happy reading!
Springer announces mass retraction of 107 papers by Chinese authors
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Springer announced the retraction of 107 papers published in Tumor Biology, an open access cancer journal, as they found evidence of peer review manipulation. Most of these papers were authored by Chinese researchers and were published between 2012 and 2016.  
Thousands of science supporters around the world set to ‘March for Science’
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Scientists have been long accused of remaining confined to an ivory tower with little or no connect to the non-scientific community. But this will change on Earth Day, that is, April 22, when scientists, science advocates, and science enthusiasts from around the world will take to the streets to participate in the March for Science. Is this the first time scientists have raised their voices? Are all scientists in favor of this movement? Read on to find out more and take the poll at the end of...
Academic publishing and scholarly communications: Good reads, March 2017
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A lot has been happening in the scholarly circles this month: from Trump's first budget proposal, to NIH allowing preprints in grant applications, a sting operation exposing predatory publishers, and talks about different models of peer review.We want you to be tuned in to all the interesting happenings in academia. So here’s a list of snippets of some noteworthy news and publications from this month. Happy reading!  
Axios Review announces closure
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Axios Review, an independent non-profit peer review service announced that the company plans to shut down and, effective immediately, they will stop accepting further submissions from March 1. This development highlights the question of the sustainability of alternate peer review models in the journal publication workflow.
Trump’s first budget proposal spells disaster for U.S. science agencies
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U.S. President Donald Trump released the blueprint of his first federal budget for the next year on March 16. He proposed severe cuts to the science budget, sending shockwaves among the scientific community. Read on to know the highlights of his proposal. 
Peer reviewer refuses to review after author declines data sharing request
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Gert Storms, a consulting editor for an American Psychological Association (APA) journal was asked to resign after refusing to review a paper because the author declined his request to share the underlying data for the study.
Obituary to Eugene Garfield, the pioneer of citation analytics
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Eugene Garfield, pioneer in the field of citation analytics - an obituary
Good reads, February 2017
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This month, we have an interesting list of recommendations for you. We tell you about the situation in the UK post Brexit, a recommended list of 15 best practices to rebuild the trust in scholarly publishing, a new proposal to combat the irrerproducibility crisis, fake news about science, couples in research, and much more!

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Avoid retractions: Publish ethically