Covid-19 Study on Hydroxychloroquine Use Questioned by 120 Researchers and Medical Professionals
More than 120 researchers and medical professionals from around the world have written an open letter to the editor of the Lancet raising serious concerns about a large and widely publicised global study that prompted the World Health Organisation to halt several Covid-19 clinical trials.
Protected by Decades-Old Power Structures, Three Renowned Harvard Anthropologists Face Allegations of Sexual Harassment
Senior Anthropology professors Theodore C. Bestor, Gary Urton, and John L. Comaroff have weathered allegations of sexual harassment, including some leveled by students. But affiliates said gender issues in the department stretch beyond them.
The Precarious Position of Postdocs During COVID-19
Postdoctoral researchers play a crucial role in many research groups, serving as mentors, teachers, and leaders as they develop their skills and prepare for scientific careers. However, the coronavirus disease crisis has put funding and support for postdoc positions at risk, threatening to upend the career paths available to these junior scientists.
Data sharing has not changed, but the pandemic highlights not only how important data sharing is (like other crises have, for instance, the climate crisis) but how it spotlights larger issues in our data sharing social and technical infrastructure.