Science & Medicine
In this week's episode, Open Science advocate and researcher Björn Brembs talks about his analysis of and radical solutions to the flaws he identifies in the scientific publishing system. Brembs discusses manipulated impact factors, pseudo-competitions, the evolution of the reproducibility crisis, and what we could all do instead!
'People strive not to find the next interesting discovery, but to find the next paper'
'Our institutions need to realise that the journal system harms science'
'The publication services the journal system currently provides, when we do it ourselves would be about 10% of what we are currently paying'
Compound Interest: Discussing the EU Open Screen Project at the MDC
You Don't Say! Emma Dorris on Public Engagement and How Discussions with the Public Improve Research
A Public Scandal: Paola Masuzzo on the Absurdity of Locking Up Knowledge
The FAIR is in Town: figshare, The Turing Way, and Open Science Quest at the OSFAIR2019
Laying it all out: How The Science Breaker is supporting lay summaries and science communication
A Skeptic's Guide to Open Science: Steven Novella on tackling biases, publication noise, and pseudoscience
A Metric for Optimism: John Ioannidis on Reproducibility, Preregistration, and Data Sharing
Public Money? Public Code: What 'Free' Software Really Means in Research
An Ignoble Pursuit: Laughing and Thinking about Science Communication and the Ig Nobel Prize
Signing up to Open Science: Open Peer Review and Aligning Core Values
Open Data: FAIR, foul, and meta
Retraction Watch, Research Integrity, and Peer Review
Aubrey De Grey, Aging, and Alternative Approaches to Research
Communicating Animal Research Part 2
Communicating Animal Research Part 1
Preprints: what do scientists think?
Rewriting Diversity: Editing Wikipedia and Opening Science
Is science self-correcting?
Plan S: Solution or Short-sightedness?
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