The impossible time budget in academia

“Something on this list will not be done well” In December last year, I was reading a tweet by Bryan Dewsbury that still resonates with me. It lists all the activities and obligations a scientist need to do in order to do a good job as well as living healthy and be socially engaging (you... Continue Reading →

The good, the bad, and the ugly ingredient of the academic publishing business

"If things were half as bad as some people persist in believing, I'd have retired with a bottle of Scotch and a pistol a long time ago." ― Robert Maxwell   Last week I came across an excellent article in the Guardian’s long read section about the business model of scientific publishers. It was packed... Continue Reading →

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