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How to approach supervisors for research opportunities

In this article, we use our experiences to provide tips for contacting potential supervisors, what to expect from them and how to approach them for research opportunities. With appropriate planning, you will be surprised by the number of prestigious acade...

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Paywall: The Business of Scholarship

Paywall: The Business of Scholarship is a documentary uncovering the often hidden world of for-profit scholarship and its implication on broad society.

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[Wiley] The Resource Identification Initiative: a cultural shift in publishing

To address this issue, the Resource Identification Initiative was launched as a pilot project to improve the reporting standards for research resources in the methods sections of papers and thereby improve identifiability and scientific reproducibility.

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[Science] Sci-Hub’s cache of pirated papers is so big, subscription journals are doomed, data analyst suggests

This is an interesting news to read on Science and if you are an avid alternative researcher to search for those materials.  Below is a chat with ScienceInsider with bio data scientist Daniel Himmelstein at the University of Pennsylvania.  If you li...

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Twelve tips on writing abstracts and titles: How to get people to use and cite your work

The authors share 12 practical tips on creating effective titles and abstracts for a journal publication or conference presentation.

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