The reality of being a scientist is that not all papers are going to be accepted. However, there are times when one may not completely agree as to why a paper got rejected. A recent post by Jerry Fagerberg at CellPress discusses how to start a conversation with editors about their decision. What should I [...]
Very little science from meetings reaches a meaningfully large audience. NICHOLAS ROWE Taken from https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/opinion--why-it-is-time-to-make-conferences-worth-it-66496 Having studied conferences for the last 10 years, I have come to find a disparity in the amount of time and resources scientists put into them and the benefits scientists get out of them as far as transmitting and receiving [...]
A pre-submission inquiry can be a useful tool to determine if a journal may be interested in your manuscript before a full submission. Here, Fatima Qureshi, a Junior Content Writer and Editor for Editage Insights, highlights tips for writing an effective pre-submission inquiry.
An innovative method for publishing, called Registered Reports, utilizes peer review and a decision to publish that precedes data collection and analysis. Check out the full article here: Nature 571, 447 (2019)
Susan Peppercorn Taken from https://hbr.org/2019/07/use-failure-as-an-opportunity-to-reflect-on-your-strengths In a presentation to a group of executive job seekers in transition, a recruiter made the point that after years of reviewing C-level résumés, she had noticed a commonality: None of these top professionals had escaped having some setbacks, rejections, or missed opportunities. This information surprised the audience of recent [...]