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It is no secret that academia has a dark, expansive history of bullying. Over the past few years, a growing body of evidence has suggested an alarming rate of bullying…
Dear academia, it’s time to THINK!
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The ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict has greatly affected research and researchers in both countries. This post summarizes the challenges and precipitating factors as…
The scholarly community has been taking many steps toward understanding and addressing the challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community, both within and outside academia…
The 7th World Conference on Research Integrity (WCRI) was held in Cape Town, South Africa, from May 29 to June 1, 2022. This year’s theme was “Fostering Research…
If you’ve missed important updates from the scholarly publishing industry, we’ve got you covered! Here are the top 4 industry updates for this week.
As a busy researcher, if you’ve missed important updates from the scholarly publishing industry, we’ve got you covered! Here are the top 5 industry updates for this week.
Twenty-seven years ago, German researchers discovered the fossil of a 120-million-year-old dinosaur in northern Brazil. In December 2020, a group of scientists confirmed…
Being a busy researcher, if you’ve missed important updates from the academic publishing industry, we’ve got you covered! Here are the top 5 industry updates for this…
A survey report published by University and College Union (UCU) this month revealed the poor working conditions and the dipping employee-satisfaction level in one of UK…
In early 2020, Nature announced an opportunity for authors to publish their peer-review exchanges with reviewers as an attempt to bring transparency to the peer review…