Almost everybody agrees that the scientific publishing paradigm has to change – but that change might come faster if progressives could agree on what to alter first. Continue reading
Scientific publishing is in a revolutionary phase, with some instructive lessons to draw from the political arena. Continue reading
Might waiving anonymity actually improve the fairness of peer review? Continue reading
Time for another lighthearted posting! TIR profiles some of the main types of peer reviewer out there… Continue reading
The first results of eLife’s pioneering peer review system might point to the future of scientific publication. Continue reading
Getting feedback is never easy. But the gain is always worth the pain. Continue reading
What peer review can often feel like.*
What is the purpose of peer review? Continue reading
What’s the real purpose of scientific figures?
There’s a common misconception that they’re to show what we did. Continue reading
Could rugby teach scientists how to approach the review process?
On the night before the England rugby team attempt to win a first Six Nations grand slam since 2003, it seemed appropriate to have a rugby-themed posting. For those who are not fans of the game with the funny-shaped ball, bear with me… Continue reading