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What’s wrong with the journal impact factor in 5 graphs

3 April 2018

Dalmeet Singh Chawla

Scholars love to hate the journal impact factor, but how flawed is it?

Paper authorship goes hyper

30 January 2018

Smriti Mallapaty

A single field is behind the rise of thousand-author papers.

Canada’s future as a refuge for researchers could be short-lived

9 November 2017

Ian Munroe

An open society makes Canada an attractive destination for students and scientists, but only as long as government promises for increased funding are met.