Stop acting like it’s a dirty word and start thinking about how to shape your brand.
Three scholars share how they resolved a conflict over authorship order on an interdisciplinary article.
What will you be expected to publish from your dissertation?
Good strategy is often the difference between a nice idea and one that truly makes a difference in the world.
The open exchange of ideas remains essential, as our new science-denying president prepares to take office.
You need to talk about assigning credit — before the research project gets started.
And why we have difficulty even getting started.
What an Everest climber taught me about surviving the post-Ph.D. blues.
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A spirit of collective enterprise in scientific research is being replaced by a rush to assign precise credit for who did what.
Peer reviewers play a key role in helping you do that, even when they say mean things.
Here's what you can do now to make the most of the months ahead.
With a little help from your friends, you can understand which reviewers have been helpful and which should be ignored.