Category: Scientific Research Policy

Scientific Publishing

The articles below are view points, opinions, and research pieces related to scientific publishing. See also my Open Access page. The Leiden Manifesto for research metrics, by D. Hicks et al. (PDF, April 2015) The missing metric: quantifying the contributions of reviewers, by M. Cantor and S. Gero (PDF, April 2015) A paradox indeed, from the Editor of BioTechniques (PDF,…

Research Funding Models

Below are three recent opinions on research funding models. Want a grant? First review someone else’s proposal, an account of an experiment at the National Science Foundation, which required that researchers submitting a proposal for funding agreed to review 7 proposals written by their competitors (July 2014). Politique de l’excellence en recherche, an opinion written by Comets (the ethics committee of…

Open Access

Below is a collection of links to sites sharing reports, opinions, and recommendations on open access.

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Research Integrity

Below is a collection of links to sites sharing reports, opinions, and recommendations on research integrity. USA The Office of Research Integrity Research integrity page of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Extramural Research Integrity in Scientific Research: Creating an Environment That Promotes Responsible Conduct, from The National Academies Research Integrity Office, University of Arizona Canada Honesty, Accountability and Trust:…