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Predatory author services are the newest avatar of predatory publishers, but with the same malicious intent: to deceive new, inexperienced researchers. With the backing…
An in-depth look at how preprints are helping accelerate research around COVID-19, including challenges and measures to overcome them
The COVID-19 pandemic is sweeping through the world. In an attempt to stop the transmission of infections, academia has taken several tough steps. While these measures…
Over the past few years, mental health in academia has begun to receive more and more attention—a welcome development since mental health concerns among researchers had…
An in-depth look at several recent initiatives taken by various Indian stakeholders to improve the quality of research in the country
I became curious about what kept researchers motivated on their journey. So I reached out to a few of them, looking for answers to a couple of simple questions: What…
This post presents the key results from the Grant Review in Focus report, a global survey by Publons on grant peer revieweing
The theme of Peer Review Week 2019 was Quality in Peer Review. We reached out to a bunch of people to know what they thought about peer review. Here are some of the…
Sense about Science's Peer Review Survey 2019 unveils interesting points and insights about the peer review system. It also lays down several action paths to make the…
What do authors think about peer review? Do they think it's working? What changes do they want to see in peer review? And how can peer review quality be improved? Read…