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So far as courting positivity and welcoming wisdom as regards a lifetime of poverty line, I must say that I am feeling a bit over it today.   442 more words

Doing Away with "Publish or Perish"

In a past life I was a flak for a Washington-based think tank. Researchers there toiled long hours at desk, facing intense pressure to publish. Other duties included drafting proposals to raise funds for the institute, supervising junior researchers, and trying out their best TED-like talks at conferences. 984 more words


publish or perish [or move to .005]

A series of articles in the Sciences et Médecine part of Le Monde reproduced coverages found elsewhere on the debates running within the scientific community on improving the quality of scientific papers. 231 more words


stop the rot!

Several entries in Nature this week about predatory journals. Both from Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. One emanates from the publication officer at the Institute, whose role is “dedicated to educating researchers and guiding them in their journal submission”. 384 more words


Replication in science

Science is a framework for understanding the world. We observe a phenomenon, ask questions about it, and build models to describe and predict it[1] 1,751 more words

Philosophy Of Science

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What is a slapfight?  According to the esteemed UrbanDictionary.com, a slapfight is: “An argument, usually on internet forums or message boards, about a petty issue that gets blown completely out of proportion.  432 more words

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