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.
Exhibiting a dogmatic faith in metrics, higher education executives are being guided less by rational considerations about educational values and more by the "snake oils" of efficiency, profitability, and accountability. But these dark arts exact a price. Due to increasing competition for funds and jobs, and with the jobs themselves becoming increasingly precarious, universities have become "anxiety machines" for academics.
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Does the Queen Bee Phenomenon Still Exist in Academia?
Successful women in male-dominated contexts don’t always support women in early career stages. An international team of scientists show that this phenomenon is linked to the difficulties they encounter in the workplace.
Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration and Scholarly Independence in Multidisciplinary Learning Environments at Doctoral Level and Beyond
The aim of this study is to investigate how patterns of collaboration and scholarly independence are related to early stage researchers' development in two multidisciplinary learning environments at a Swedish university. .
This paper finds that demographically underrepresented students innovate at higher rates than majority students, but their novel contributions are discounted and less likely to earn them academic positions.