Scientist-friendly policies for non-native English-speaking authors: timely and welcome.

@article{Vasconcelos2007ScientistfriendlyPF,
  title={Scientist-friendly policies for non-native English-speaking authors: timely and welcome.},
  author={S M R Vasconcelos and Martha M. Sorenson and Jacqueline Leta},
  journal={Brazilian journal of medical and biological research = Revista brasileira de pesquisas medicas e biologicas},
  year={2007},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={743-7}
}
That English is the lingua franca of today's science is an indisputable fact. Publication in English in international journals is a pre-requisite for a research paper to gain visibility in academia. However, English proficiency appears to be taken for granted in the scientific community, though this language can be a hurdle for a number of authors… CONTINUE READING