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Peer reviewers unmasked: largest global survey reveals trends

11 September 2018

Inga Vesper

Scientists in emerging economies respond fastest to peer review invitations, but are invited least.

Who gets credit? Survey digs into the thorny question of authorship

31 May 2018

Giorgia Guglielmi

Most researchers agree that drafting papers and interpreting results deserve recognition — but opinions don’t always match authorship guidelines.

Q&A Mary Frank Fox: Time to ditch the leaky pipeline model

25 May 2018

Smriti Mallapaty

Policies should account for the institutional factors that discriminate against women.

When a name is out of place

4 January 2017

Anthea Lacchia

Locating a country in the title of a scientific paper may lower its visibility.