I have now peer reviewed manuscript for 48 different journals. #MileWideInchDeep
New paper by me on risks and regulation of aquarium trade: http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0104-64972018000100219&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en
Looking forward to sharing this piece on author disputes. Meanwhile, a not-as-good-as-final-version preview is here: https://peerj.com/preprints/26987/
Why do we spend so much effort keeping students away from original scientific works but teach them original literary works? http://neurodojo.blogspot.com/2018/10/why-do-people-think-humanities-are.html
Missing the point of #MeToo Show more
Okay so this headline is exactly the wrong headline:
> A chilling effect of #MeToo in academic medicine
This subheading is closer to what should have been the headline:
> Backlash [to #MeToo] is 'hostile sexism'
The "grievance studies" hoax coverage in New York Times doesn't provide context about the mini-cottage industry of academic publishing hoaxes, which I compile here: https://figshare.com/articles/Stinging_the_Predators_A_collection_of_papers_that_should_never_have_been_published/5248264
There's an award-winning poster up on the Better Posters blog today! http://betterposters.blogspot.com/2018/10/critique-marked-frogs.html
New hoax targets certain humanities fields, calling them "grievance studies". I gathered the fake papers in my anthology: https://figshare.com/articles/Stinging_the_Predators_A_collection_of_papers_that_should_never_have_been_published/5248264
Nobel prizes are being awarded this week. Let's revisit a HORRIBLE decision there: https://www.newstalk.com/The-worst-Nobel-Prize-ever-awarded-was-for-the-creation-of-the-lobotomy
If you have ever wanted to know how low a predatory journal will go in publishing a paper, check this collection: https://figshare.com/articles/Stinging_the_Predators_A_collection_of_papers_that_should_never_have_been_published/5248264 ICYMI
Current annoyance: Media organizations not calling academics with doctorates "Dr." https://www.npr.org/sections/ombudsman/2018/09/28/652538222/npr-doesnt-confer-dr-on-ph-d-s-here-s-why Style guides need to change.
Junk. Trash. Rubbish. I curate an anthology of papers so bad, nobody should have published them: https://figshare.com/articles/Stinging_the_Predators_A_collection_of_papers_that_should_never_have_been_published/5248264 Let me know if I'm missing any!
Every month, I round up stuff I've seen for the last four weeks about conference poster design: http://betterposters.blogspot.com/2018/09/link-roundup-for-september-2018.html Design inspiration courtesy of the Better Poster blog!
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