Did you know that you can get a study accepted for publication before you even start the study? This is called a registered report, and it holds a lot of promise when it comes to battling the reproducibility crisis and increasing motivation. I have spent many hours in labs in the last 10 years doing work… Read More Open Science and Reproducibility－Registered Reports to the Rescue
“You don’t want to have a publication in Science!? But that is everyone’s dream!” exclaimed another participant of a mentoring for early career researchers at my summer conference. For years, I was not able to say this out loud, but by now – a fourth year in my PhD – I got used to the shocked expression that usually follows my declaration.… Read More The wrong type of scientist?
Whether or not Harry S. Truman was the originator of this is in dispute. Regardless, it comes to mind to me today because I’m facing a professional conundrum. Specifically, my desire for transparency and collaboration in science has come into conflict with my perception of how best to build my career. A bit about my… Read More “The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit.”- Harry S. Truman