The new chief executive officer of UK Research and Innovation emphasizes that assessment systems should support and value a robust portfolio of work of different sorts, and a diverse range of people to do this work.
There Is No Campus Free Speech Crisis: A Close Look at the Evidence
The campus free speech debate is heating up. Last month I made the case (first in a Twitter thread and then again at the Washington Post's The Monkey Cage) that there is no campus free speech crisis. Around the same time, similar arguments were made by Matt Yglesias (at Vox), Aaron Hanlon (at NBC), and …
Racism, climate denial, and COVID-19 are major crises standing in the way of a prosperous future for the United States, and resolution of all three could be enabled by science that is persistently ignored.
The dominant model of Article Processing Charges, whilst lowering financial barriers for readers, has merely erected a new paywall at the other end of the pipeline, blocking access to publication for less-privileged authors.
Nine Steps to Achieve Research Integrity and Build Trust
Demonstrating research integrity is increasingly a demand for institutions receiving funding. However, whilst hundreds of articles have been written on the topic, precisely what this consists of is less clear.