Looking Forward, Looking Back: Mental Health Awareness Mondays on The Scholarly Kitchen

The Scholarly Kitchen’s Mental Health Awareness Working Group has been active for around six months now. With May designated as Mental Health Awareness Month, we wanted to take a look back at what we’ve achieved, and a look forward to what we are planning for the rest of 2024.

Navigating the Retraction Minefield in China and Beyond: A Need for Systemic Changes and Increased Focus on Researcher Well-Being

The nationwide audit of retracted articles in China underscores the interconnectedness of stakeholders within the research ecosystem and emphasizes the importance of aligning incentives and priorities to foster a culture of integrity and accountability. Can similar efforts be applied globally to cultivate a culture of accountability and transparency?  

Guest Post – SSP Assembles Presidential Task Force to Prioritize Mental Health Awareness and Support Within the Scholarly Communications Ecosystem

SSP Past Presidents were convened in a task force to consider ways in which SSP as a society can and should support the mental health of members, with work-related issues being the primary but not the only focus. The goal of this Task Force is to identify potential opportunities, activities, resources, and initiatives.