This week The Scholarly Kitchen Chefs step off stage in order to spotlight research and researchers writing about racism from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Today's spotlight is the "Racism in Medicine" issue of The BMJ.
Grieving and Frustrated: Black Scientists Call out Racism in the Wake of Police Killings
As marchers in the United States and around the world filled the streets this past week to protest against police brutality and racial injustice, Black scientists grieved openly on social media, calling for action on racism in society and in science.
Study Tells 'Remarkable Story' About COVID-19's Deadly Rampage Through a South African Hospital
On 9 March, a patient who had recently traveled to Europe and had symptoms of COVID-19 visited the emergency department of St Augustine’s in Durban, South Africa. Eight weeks later, 39 patients and 80 staff linked to the hospital had been infected, and 15 patients had died.
Data sharing and COVID-19- the pandemic is changing the way scientists work and talk to each other. The Early Career Researchers advisory board at Wellcome Open Research discuss how COVID-19 is changing science.
SNSF Data Portal - SNSF Key Figures and COVID-19 Project Registry
The Swiss National Science Foundation's new Data Portal presents interactive key figures about research grant funding activity. In addition, its COVID-19 project registry provides information about Swiss research projects seeking answers to the COVID-19 pandemic.