Journal Club 3.0

Publishing in the 21st century: a blog for researchers

Do academics need clearer incentives to encourage them to adopt new research communication methods?

Research communication is evolving slightly faster than in the past, it’s not exactly a Cambrian explosion, but the evolutionary analogy is preferable to a revolutionary one. This was the conclusion … Continue reading

February 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

Hacking research communication: a new market to disrupt?

  The Internet was designed with scientists in mind, but it is only in recent years that academia related startups and web products have started to appear. This interest in … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Disruption in the Publishing Industry: Digital, Analytics & the Future

  Registration: The publishing industry is now changing faster than ever before due to internet services, digital publishing, data analytics, free blogging platforms and print on demand business models. How … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

A hop across the pond to #Scio14

The last month has been busy, including a whirlwind of workshops at various universities in the U.K. and a hop across the pond to the Science Online conference, so it is … Continue reading

April 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Negative results or contributions to knowledge?

  Negative results are to be expected in experimental science. Most researchers have lab books and files full of negative data, blurry gel photos and graphs showing no significant differences. … Continue reading

August 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

Evolving & disrupting publishing: videos & blogs

  It has now been two months since we held the popular Edinburgh Publishing Conference. We are delighted with the positive responses from the conference delegates and are already planning … Continue reading

August 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Immortalising my old research data

What do you do with your old research data? When I finished my final postdoctoral position a few years ago I had several gigabytes of data stored on various portable … Continue reading

July 26, 2013 · Leave a comment