It's beyond time we ditched the impact factor

This originally appeared at: http://blogs.egu.eu/palaeoblog/?p=1162 “I am sick of impact factors and so is science.” Stephen Curry said it best back in 2012. The impact factor is just one of the many banes of academia, from it’s complete misuse to being falsely inflated by publishers. I want to draw attention to a new article  that addresses […]

2012 in review – not bad I guess..

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 34,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 8 Film Festivals Click here to see the complete report.

Vicariance? Nah, just relocating!

The last post detailed (well, briefly alluded to) the fact that this blog would shortly be having a new home, and well now it has! The European Geosciences Union have taken me under their wing along with two other bloggernauts, so I’ll be rambling on about Palaeontology over there from now on. I may nip […]