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Science & Twitter: Hold your tongue or speak your mind?

Scientific errors and the format of scientific debate has been at the forefront of discussion in the scientific community after a critique of a paper in a high profile journal from a high profile American research consortium was ‘published’ in … Continue reading

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Measuring Science: The bibliometric-altmetric showdown.

As a society, we’re obsessed with performance and comparison. Whether it’s our running shoes, our earnings, or our babies, we want to know how they measure up to others. These comparisons are often how we assign value, judge what is … Continue reading

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Personal Attacks in Peer Review

The debate around sexism in science lit up on Twitter today after a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Sussex in the UK posted an incendiary excerpt from a review she received in response to a paper on gender and … Continue reading

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