The Association Between Early Career Informal Mentorship in Academic Collaborations and Junior Author Performance
Here, the authors study mentorship in scientific collaborations, and find that mentorship quality predicts the scientific impact of protégés post mentorship. Moreover, female protégés collaborating with male mentors become more impactful post mentorship than those who collaborate with female mentors.
Using Alt Text to Make Science Twitter More Accessible for People with Visual Impairments
Scientists posting images and photos on social media could potentially exclude people with visual impairments. This article outlines actions fostering accessibility and inclusion in posting scientific images on social media.
Don't Let COVID Stop Your Fieldwork: Three Tips for Successful Collaborations
During a pandemic, more researchers might require support from colleagues and depend on those partnerships to collect the data they need to keep their labs operational. The article presents guidelines for collaborations.
The US president's actions have exacerbated the pandemic that has killed nearly 200,000 people, rolled back environmental and public-health regulations and undermined science and scientific institutions. Some of the harm could be permanent.