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Predatory journals recruit fake editor

By Piotr Sorokowski, Emanuel Kulczycki, Agnieszka Sorokowska & Katarzyna Pisanski on 22 March 2017.

An investigation finds that dozens of academic titles offered ‘Dr Fraud’ — a sham, unqualified scientist — a place on their editorial board. 8 more words


‘Publish or perish’ je izraz kojim se objašnjava kovanica u akademskim krugovima kada je u pitanju neprestano objavljivanje naučnih ili stručnih radova, odnosno radova uopšte. Najgrublji prevod izraza bi bio – ili objavi ili te nema. 607 more words

Slowing down

I recently had a (teary) conversation with a mentor about my dissertation. I’ve done a lot of research, much of which I’m not even planning to include in my dissertation, but I know (and my dissertation committee said) that my dissertation could use more depth. 528 more words


Getting Published - A quick FAQ

In case you have missed the peer-lead event on publishing as a PhD student or you are just looking for something get you started, PhD Life prepared a quick overview of some key points to consider, before and  after publication… 1,006 more words

PhD-ing 101

Actualities of 2016

2016 was again, a very prolific year in the research of Roman religion. More than 40 monographs and volumes were published focusing on general and particular aspects of this topic. 206 more words


Reflections on the Past Week: 12/11/16


That’s all I can really say about last week. Ugh…

Winter’s come in with an absolute vengeance. Currently, we’re getting temperatures of single digits, -15 to -10 degrees in Celsius. 168 more words



Ok, we all know about h-index nowadays. Here is another index, which, according to the authors of this paper [1], published in Science, measures individual scientific impact. 116 more words