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COVID-19

With universities closed, no lab work, and conferences cancelled, many researchers are unable to make headway with their research. This article provides  some tips on…
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…
It’s hard to be a happy academic at times like these. How can one focus on much other than the chaos around the world? Maybe we could be excused from expectations (often…
Researchers and journal editors from around the world are working hard to publish relevant findings quicker and making them more accessible in multiple ways. PubSURE’s…
An in-depth look at how preprints are helping accelerate research around COVID-19, including challenges and measures to overcome them
The COVID-19 situation is making me feel nervous and exhausted, but somewhere I am also excited about the end result. Coming out of this pandemic will, I'm sure, allow a…
Cactus Communications announced the launch of covid19.researcher.life, a platform that not only offers researchers access to the latest research and information on COVID…
There’s an opportunity here for scientists to lead by example, both in the way we act and the way we communicate. To show the way in dealing with uncertainty, with…
I am a researcher from an ordinary public university in South Brazil. For many of you who follow the news, this simple information speaks for itself. My colleagues and I…
A dissertation or thesis defense is difficult at the best of times. But what happens when you have to defend your research online during a global pandemic? Here are the…