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Thousands of grant peer reviewers share concerns in global survey

21 October 2019

Dalmeet Singh Chawla

Peer review process helps funders make decisions, but researchers say it is time-consuming and lacks transparency.

Desperately seeking scientists

12 August 2019

Jeffrey M. Perkel

When so many email addresses on journal articles don’t work, we have a problem.

Never on a Sunday! Is there a best day for submitting an article for publication?

8 August 2019

James Hartley

It could mean the difference between rejection and acceptance.

Time to lift the veil on peer review

12 July 2019

Dalmeet Singh Chawla

Data analysis can improve the vetting of scientific papers, but first, publishers must agree to make the information public.

How to write a journal article in 12 weeks

11 July 2019

Bec Crew

What they don’t teach at your institution. 

Unravelling the mysteries of preprints and peer review

21 June 2019

Chris Woolston

A database assembles thousands of science journals’ editorial policies to boost transparency and accessibility.