Quantifying research waste in ecology.
- Environmental ScienceNature ecology & evolution
Research inefficiencies can generate huge waste: evidence from biomedical research has shown that most research is avoidably wasted and steps have been taken to tackle this costly problem. Although…
Ranking of journals by journal impact factors is not exact and may provoke misleading conclusions.
- HistoryJournal of clinical pathology
The effect of journal metrics on academic resume assessment
- Studies in Higher Education
Implementing the Declaration on Research Assessment: a publisher case study
- Political ScienceInsights the UKSG journal
There has been much debate around the role of metrics in scholarly communication, with particular focus on the misapplication of journal metrics, such as the impact factor in the assessment of…
Transforming evidence for policy: do we have the evidence generation house in order?
- Political ScienceHumanities and Social Sciences Communications
For decades, researchers, knowledge brokers and policymakers have been working to increase the use of evidence in policymaking. This has spanned a wide range of approaches, from developments in…
An automated process for supporting decisions in clustering-based data analysis
- Computer ScienceComput. Methods Programs Biomed.
Decoloniality and Disruption of the Scientific Status Quo: Dissemination of Universal Theoretical Assumptions in International Research
- ArtReview of General Psychology
The challenges faced by science in the international communication process range from the choice of philosophical and epistemological assumptions used in scientific research to the choice of…
An integrated paradigm shift to deal with ‘predatory publishing’
- PsychologyThe Journal of Academic Librarianship
Recognition and promotion of faculty work: Practices emerging at the intersection between faculty development and educational renewal
- EducationNew Directions for Higher Education
Ocean Integration: The Needs and Challenges of Effective Coordination Within the Ocean Observing System
- Environmental ScienceFrontiers in Marine Science
Understanding and sustainably managing complex environments such as marine ecosystems benefits from an integrated approach to ensure that information about all relevant components and their…
Assessing scientists for hiring, promotion, and tenure
- MedicinePLoS biology
The content of this paper is hoped to serve as a basis for establishing best practices and redesigning the current approaches to assessing scientists by the many players involved in that process.