Overhead costs are taking a high toll from science funding. How can they be reduced?
How long should someone stay as a postdoc anywhere?
Vilified, journal impact factor may still be useful for scientists. But use it with caution.
To value the title and build a fairer working system, we must award less PhDs.
Open call: university department is looking for a synthesizer, to peruse literature and write technical reviews.
Peer-review is essential to keep science on track. But it can be too demanding on scientists, who are asked to do it for free and anonymously. How many papers are fair to review or to decline?
I was recently in China for a couple of weeks visiting different scientific institutions. I definitely learned a lot about a part of the world blending the oldest traditions and the greatest potential to impact humanity’s future.