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The disciplinary dashboard: from reception class to retirement

The photo above made me start contemplating the intrusion of a repressive disciplinary culture into UK universities. Disciplinary action for tailgating? Whatever happened to having a quiet word with somebody? 1,008 more words

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Stop publishing in journals!

This is a plea for radical innovation of the disclosure of research outcomes with the help of ICT[1]

The Publication is the sacred cow of scientists. 778 more words

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“Publish or Perish”: Addressing a Common Misconception

It is not uncommon to hear an academic say something like, “I have no interest in publishing or building my CV. I just want to be a great teacher and invest my time and life in students. 860 more words


Lies, Damned Lies, and Retractions - "settled" science unsettled

From Benedict Carey at the New York Times, via Chaos Manor:

“The crimes and misdemeanors of science used to be handled mostly in-house, with a private word at the faculty club, barbed questions at a conference, maybe a quiet dismissal.

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Researcher Misconduct

The latest myth of eternal youth

Between 2013 and 2014 two of the most prestigious scientific journals, Science and Cell, published a pair of studies from the same lab reporting that the protein Growth Differentiation Factor 11 ( 630 more words

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