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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


PLOS ONE: How Many Is Too Many? On the Relationship between Research Productivity and Impact

Clearly if you do not published, you can never be cited…However, interesting to see that the Natural sciences field seems to taper-off more quickly than the life science field. 17 more words

Research And Academia

Durham to Denton: On the road again

Some of the best advice I’ve heard about academic productivity (re: publish or perish) has also been some of the most enigmatic to me.

Kerry Ann Rockquemore, whose… 850 more words

It's Personal

Science Policy Around the Web - May 27, 2016

By: Sophia Jeon, Ph.D.

Drug regulation and rare diseases

FDA delays decision on whether to approve Sarepta drug for Duchenne

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is wedged between a rock and a hard place to decide whether or not the agency should approve the controversial drug, eteplirsen, for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). 1,056 more words


How Fast Is Digital Publisher Revenue Growing? Not As Fast As You Think

The recent struggles of online publishing are widely discussed. Despite many success stories and significant growth, the outlook in the media world seems to be doom and gloom, with plateauing audiences and scarce revenue.

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