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Posgraduate student numbers have been increasing every year, but have teaching faculty numbers kept pace? Also, has the faculty process has been clearly thought through…
Accountability in supervisor-student relationships: Setting boundaries
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2020 has brought with it many, many challenges, draining away my passion for my work. So, I decided to back track, and go right back to why I fell in love with the ocean…
Why am I doing ocean research in the first place?
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The International Open Access Week is a great time for the community to reflect upon the ways open access is reshaping scholarly publishing and communication. We reached…
How is open access shaping scholarly publishing and communication?
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More and more scholarly societies, funders, publishers, and researchers are joining the efforts to make research behind pay walls accessible. Learn about some of the…
5 Scholarly open access publishers that are accelerating science
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For the ongoing International Open Access Week 2020, we have curated the top questions by researchers around open access this year - and our responses to them
"Open" for questions: A curated list of OA queries we've answered
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On the occasion of World Mental Health Day 2020, Cactus Communications (CACTUS), a technology company accelerating scientific advancement, released its much-anticipated…
Cactus Communications releases report of the largest global survey on researcher mental health
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Indonesia is a world leader in the number of free-to-read published research journals. Know what this means for the research ecosystem in Indonesia.
Indonesia publishes the most open-access journals in the world: what it means for local research
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Dr. Karishma Kaushik is a recipient of the Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship from the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India. After completing her MD in…
Researchers need to work on the 'communication' part of science communication
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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), caused by chronic inflammation in the digestive tract linings, can be debilitating and life threatening. A team of researchers at Tokyo…
Berry good news: New compound from blueberries could treat inflammatory disorders
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Self-esteem, or the value one assigns oneself, changes through life. Now, a new study by Japanese researchers examines the relationship of self-esteem with age and…