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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…
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…
An in-depth look at how preprints are helping accelerate research around COVID-19, including challenges and measures to overcome them
Is the need for speed and urgency being balanced by the need for quality in peer review during COVID-19? This article briefly explores this question.
It remains early days for my online teaching. I am constantly trying to find new ways of doing things, modifying my approach as I go, and considering how best to change…
The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way we see the world and ourselves and could deepen pre-existing social inequalitites or create new ones. It is up to sceintists to…
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…