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International weekly journal of science Search Go Nature | News Sharing Gates Foundation announces open-access publishing venture Global health charity is latest funder to start its own publishing ‘channel’ — and the European Commission is considering its own service. 23 March 2017 Corrected: Article tools One of the world's wealthiest charities, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle, Washington, is set to launch its own open-access publishing venture later this year. The initiative, , was announced on 23 March and will be modelled on by the London-based biomedical charity, the Wellcome Trust.
How to Support BYOD: The IT Manager’s Must-Have Guide [Free Ebook] By Danny Mareco Danny is the Marketing Manager at SecurEdge Networks. This basically means it’s his mission in life to make sure you have the secure mobility tools and resources that you actually want and can use. P.S. He also loves a good craft beer. More from this author Learn the latest tips and trends These days, supporting bring your own device or BYOD is the rule not the exception. But, let’s be honest here: How well do you really know how to safely and effectively manage ? You may already know that you need to have the ability to identify each client that wants access to the network and then safely give them access, but there are a couple issues with that.
Search the Chronicle Premium Access provided by UC Irvine provided by UC Irvine Premium Access provided by UC Irvine provided by UC Irvine Search the Chronicle Featured: Teaching, tech, and productivity. March 27, 2017 by Find Open Access Articles Faster with UnPayWall Have you heard of It is a free Chrome/Firefox extension that helps you quickly find open access versions of articles you’re searching for. One of the problems of Green Open Access is that if you go to the subscription journal site, you won’t be able to see if there are open access versions of the article available.
Breaking news from the world of science Search Go News blog 14 Mar 2014 | 18:43 BST | Posted by | Category: Posted on behalf of David Cyranoski. Beleaguered Japanese researchers are wavering over whether to retract two stunning but controversial papers that detailed a simple acid-bath method of reprogramming mature cells to an embryonic state. At a marathon press conference held in Tokyo today, officials from , Japan’s largest research institute and home to several of the papers’ authors, announced the into alleged inconsistencies in the studies.
Toggle navigation Resource: Using Text Analysis to Discover Work in JSTOR by the Editors - March 9, 2017 From the post: JSTOR have just announced the , a clever tool–still in Beta–that will analyze any document you upload (or text that you copy and paste) and find suggested matches in the JSTOR archives. It’s an interesting proposition–if you click that link on a phone, you can even take a picture of text and the Analyzer will process that. You can find out more about how it works , but I thought it would be fun to run it through a paper I published a while back.
Peer to Peer University From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: , Peer 2 Peer University Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU) is a online which allows users to organize and participate in courses and study groups to learn about specific topics. Peer 2 Peer University was started in 2009 with funding from the and the , with its first of courses in September of that year. An example of the "" approach to education, P2PU charges no tuition and courses are not . However, some courses in "The School of Webcraft" provide the opportunity for recognition of achievements through the project.
Menu Reporting bias: why researchers don’t publish when innovative teaching approaches don’t work Posted on · There’s a lot of research about ‘what works’ in education. But what about ‘what doesn’t work’? In a in Studies in Higher Education, we investigate a phenomenon called reporting bias, which the defines as: Reporting biases arise when the dissemination of research findings is influenced by the nature and direction of results. Statistically significant, ‘positive’ results that indicate that an intervention works are more likely to be published, more likely to be published rapidly, more likely to be published in English, more likely to be published more than once, more likely to be published in high impact journals and, related to the last point, more likely to be cited by others.
Elsevier's new CiteScore service is a carefully thought-out element in the company's competitive strategy, but it reinforces the widespread error that bibliometrics can be use as proxies for the quality of a publication. Continue reading
search Search form search * News & Opinion Jobs A Collaborative Approach to Open Peer Review The online journal, Hybrid Pedagogy, shows how the humanities can create a faster, friendly editorial process. By March 22, 2017 Participants at the Digital Pedagogy Lab summer institute. Those in the humanities often champion collaboration and the open exchange of ideas, but you wouldn't necessarily know that when you look at the venues they use to share their work. seeks to challenge not only how humanists teach, but also how they publish.
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Correcting the bias against interdisciplinary research Point Of View: Correcting the bias against interdisciplinary research Affiliation details Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel DOI: Published April 1, 2014 Cite as eLife 2014;3:e02576 Abstract When making decisions about funding and jobs the scientific community should recognise that most of the tools used to evaluate scientific excellence are biased in favour of established disciplines and against interdisciplinary research. Main text Many people have their abilities and achievements evaluated throughout their lives: this can be done via exam results for students, via salary and job title in the workplace, or via world rankings and earnings for individual sportsmen and women.