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Signal Reaquired

SETI is pleased to announce that we have had Signal Reacquisition on 30 January 2015, at 09:10:11 GMT. While signal strength is not optimal at this time, the Signal has apparently resumed transmitting just as mysteriously as it began. 55 more words

Publish or Perish: The Rise of Predatory journals

In the past year, on a regular basis, an email would pop up in my (Clare) inbox about a new journal and invite submissions. I would scan the email and wonder – is this legit or is it a boondoggle? 357 more words


Of love and caring in academia

Disclaimer: the following post should not be taken as a critique towards my previous or current employer. Its sole purpose is to make us more aware of the importance of love and caring in (academic) workplaces. 623 more words


Publish AND perish?

Today I stumbled upon this sad news (I’d like to thank Cristiana Bastos for sharing it), which I felt impelled to share, because it is a sign, even if just one sign, of something wrong with academe, today. 1,120 more words

Research Quality And Assessment