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Another thought on publishing reviews: a resource for data mining

Following my previous post about the relevance of publishing reviews and reviewer names as discussed at PLOS One, here is another contribution of mine to the discussion: If all reviews were made publicly available, that would allow for some interesting … Continuer la lecture

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What is the actual work of a PI? Lots of stuff.

Recently Michael Eisen (lab, blog, twitter) tweeted: are there any studies of how PIs apportion time between grants, teaching, papers, writing recs, meetings and actual work? To which I reacted: .@mbeisen With due respect, I think you are mistaken about … Continuer la lecture

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My 2 cents on open peer review

There’s a discussion about the relevance of publishing reviews and reviewer names on the restricted discussion forum of PLOS One editors. I’m miroring my own contribution here: My 2 cents: I would really like to see the reviews published next … Continuer la lecture

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How open is #openaccess? A few comments

Major actors of open access publishing have taken an excellent initiative, namely establishing a grid detailing how open different publishers are. They took into account different aspects of open access, and also asks for comments. So here are my suggestions … Continuer la lecture

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And now for something completely the same

Those who know me, might know that I have an active blog in French. This allows me to reach out to people who are interested in science, but would not necessarily read about it in English. But for some topics, … Continuer la lecture

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