How 'Recognition and Rewards' in Dutch academia turned metrics into incentives
In recent attempts to reform research assesment, metrics have explicitly become “incentives”. Yet, the Dutch debate about this transition focussed on the wrong elements.
Not All That Shines Is Diamond: Why Open Access Publication Favors Rich Authors, Prestigious Universities and Industry-Funded Research
More and more researchers pay processing costs for publishing in Open Access, but these costs disadvantage authors who are female, early in their career or, from low-income countries.
Can Direct Replications Save Psychology From Its Conceptual and Measurement Issues?
Science reformers suggest direct replications as a solution to the replication crisis, but they might not be able to deal with the conceptual and measurement issues that underlie the crisis.
Who Is to Blame When We Fly Too Close to the Sun – Academia or the Individual?
We should beware of using Ariely and others as scapegoats. Rather than dwelling on the moral failings of individual researchers, we might reframe fraud and misconduct as a systemic problem.
The Four Horsemen of the Crisis in Psychological ScienceRead
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