I’ll be spending the weekend
enjoying the sunshine reminiscing over holiday snaps catching up with tweets from #CancerCongress, #PPCConference, #COSA2014 working on an ethics proposal. If you’re looking for something to do, try this reading list.
- The Guardian gives us a look into the lives of PhD students.
- The Conversation takes a look at problems with peer review. “Many now believe that long-standing metrics of academic research – peer review, citation-counting, impact factor – are reaching breaking point. But we are not yet in a position to place complete trust in the alternatives – altmetrics, open science, and post-publication review.”
- 5 ways for scientists to attract media interest via Research Media
- From the UK’s Daily Mail: Dementia patients are being failed at the end of life because dementia is not being recognised as a terminal condition. Meanwhile, Dirk Houttekier talks to EAPC Blog about a recent paper in Palliative Medicine, with a similar theme. Continue reading