Another “mixed bag” post from us — Is it time to leave Twitter? How can we incentivize journals and authors to take up open science practices? What is “involution” and is DEIA the solution?
Why do US road signs look different from those seen in the rest of the world?
A new conference explores ways research can turn the scientific method onto improving its own results.
The story of white bread’s rise and fall offers a lesson in the circular nature of manufacturing and consumer culture.
What can the SSP learn from our experience of the virtual 2021 meeting that can inform future annual meetings, whatever the format?
Richard de Grijs comes to grips with his field’s use of potentially offensive language.
After becoming a Scholarly Kitchen Chef back in July 2019, I have never stopped being amazed by the numerous dynamic issues and developments that scholarly publishing is dealing with. As a biologist by training, ‘diversity’ is the word that comes to mind.
Roger Schonfeld argues that openness and politicization together have enabled public trust in science to erode. And science is insufficiently trustworthy. The scholarly communication sector must not ignore this situation.
Katie Einhorn, Steph Pollock, and Nick Paolini discuss APA’s efforts to collect demographic information during manuscript submission. In this interview, they share what they did, why, how, and what this means for other publishing organizations.
In today’s post, Angela Cochran is revisiting the topic of balancing reviewer needs and author expectations. Recent data from one flagship journal showed significant overlap in the reviewer pool within top journals in the field, emphasizing the need to double-down on efforts to diversify.
Today we revisit Geraldine Cochran’s 2018 post, which offers a chance to understand the differences between the words “diversity”, “inclusion”, and “equity”, and how that understanding can make our efforts toward progress more effective.
Laura Martin offers suggestions for how to take an inclusive approach to change to givesyour organization the best chance of success.
Robert Harington asks if we need more than Open Access (OA) to truly democratize science?
Following our conversation about Neurodiversity in December, Publishing Enabled return with a discussion about how to make academic conferences more accessible to people with disabilities.
Anna Abalkina discusses evidence of widespread academic misconduct in Russia.