An incident in the career of the late and sorely missed Angelika Amon illustrates an ugly truth about scientific publishing. Continue reading
A lack of visible role models can make it harder for Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) scientists to feel they belong.
Here, a selection of BAME scientists tell TIR what inspired them to follow their chosen career. Continue reading
At last – the least surprising Nobel in recent memory finally got awarded. But despite its inevitability, the prize for CRISPR is still worth celebrating. Continue reading
Scientists need to allocate time for thinking as well as for doing, and especially so right now. Continue reading
What and how much must scientists do, to feel that they’ve done enough? Continue reading
Scientific publishing is in a revolutionary phase, with some instructive lessons to draw from the political arena. Continue reading
Isn’t it time we acknowledged that research is only occasionally a pleasure? Continue reading
We’re absolutely delighted to announce that we have a first Opinion piece now online at eLife called “Hidden Value” – you can read it HERE.
Acknowledgement: This posting was suggested (and contributed to) by Jon Scholefield.
It’s here at last: hard evidence that small research groups do more original work. Continue reading
One of the cruellest insights a young scientist will receive is how often the working reality of a field is very different to its grand image. Continue reading