Great discussion of the impact of ongoing immigration policies on STEM in the UK
Mike Taylor on the incredibly important topic of research and researcher evaluation.
Great counter-piece to that daft NEJM editorial doing the rounds in the social media-verse.
Spinosaurus is without a doubt one of the most iconic and badass dinosaurs that ever roamed the planet. It’s research history, however, has been complicated to see the least. Some of the original material of this species was lost or destroyed during World War II, and newer specimens discovered since come from questionable sources without… Read More »
Well worth a read on the monopoly that large, profit-driven publishers exert on academia.
Some great detective work here on the data behind journal impact factors
Happy New Year everyone! It’s that time of year when all the summaries of an amazing year of research are coming out, and goodness, what a year it’s been! The folk over at Altmetric have been kind enough to summarise the top 100 articles of 2015, measured by their altmetrics scores – a measure of… Read More »