25 avril 2014

Publishing pressures taking away the joys of science

http://www.universityaffairs.ca/images/BlogTheBlackHole.pngBy  - The Black Hole. Earlier this year, the Cambridge University graduate school of life sciences GRAduate Student and Postdoc forum (GRASP) ran a panel discussion on the current “Publishing Culture.” During the discussion, Professor Peter Lawrence, who has previously written on the subject, told a room full of young scientists that the publishing culture in science “has changed enormously.” The first 80 papers he submitted to journals were accepted where they were sent. That just does not happen anymore. More...

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