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“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?
Peer review is the cornerstone of science. It is the process that (tries to) safeguard the science in the scientific article. It is the relatively simple process of anonymous proofread (review) by a relevant scientist (peer). Software review is one of the many cornerstones of our modern society. It is the relatively simple process by… Read More Reviewing reviewers reviews
Yes, you read this title correctly. When it comes to academic careers, the motto “publish OR perish” reigns supreme. What it means exactly, is that if a researcher does not produce a number of solid studies recognized by peers and published by established journals in the area, his/her academic career will likely suffer, and, in… Read More Publish & Perish