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Published and Perished

Yesterday, nearly a year and a half after I decided to leave academia, I had my first piece of academic writing published. It’s just a book review (you can find it… 1,054 more words


Life at a Lego R1

Dear IT, Thanks for the swift reply, but Dr Black has a PhD in Computing: she's tried a restart already. Regards. pic.twitter.com/Bya9v6KA8b

— Lego Academics (@LegoAcademics) …

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Memoirs Of A SLACer

What happens next? The glorious opportunities after PhD

It has been a really good summer here in Sweden, in terms of weather first and foremost, but also in terms of relaxing, swimming, and being outside (probably they are outcomes of the weather as well). 955 more words

PhD Project

Academic Publishing Destined to Fail without Publisher-Author Partnership

In the May 26, 2014 issue of The Nation, Scott Sherman wrote about the precarious state of academic publishing due largely to pressures it faces, including from declining library budgets, the rise of commercial publishing conglomerates, and especially the growing popularity of electronic publishing, seen by some university press directors as “a decisive rupture from the past” (“ 1,968 more words

El costado más trágico del fraude científico

por Victoria Mendizábal para Bioforum

Esta última semana, la comunidad científica internacional, pero muy particularmente la investigación con células madre, se han visto sacudidas una vez más por un caso de mala praxis científica. 1,626 more words

Comunidad Científica

Publish or Perish

The conversation

When ‘exciting’ trumps ‘honest’, traditional academic journals encourage bad science

By Robert de Vries, University of Oxford

Imagine you’re a scientist. You’re interested in testing the hypothesis that playing violent video games makes people more likely to be violent in real life. 1,109 more words

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