Should universities and their research staff cease the hunt for prestige to benefit academia and society at large?

We would like to get your thoughts on a recently published article “The costly prestige ranking of scholarly journals” has just been published by Bård Smedsrød, Professor at the Department of Medical Biology and Leif Longva, Academic Librarian at UiT, The Arctic University of Norway. The article lays out fundamental Read more…

Advice from an Expert: ‘Career planning for early career researchers’

Our conpher expert contributor is Dr Artemios Vogiatzis, a highly respected certified coach who has mentored and advised early-career researchers to tenured principal researchers in multiple disciplines.  Career planning for early career researchers Researchers pose interesting questions and find new answers. In this course, they are willing to accept long Read more…


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