When I started formally mentoring undergraduate and graduate students almost 2 years ago, I was excited about the opportunity to help young scientists grow, but I was also nervous about the responsibility.
The European Commission, which spends more than €10 billion annually on research, may set up a “publishing platform” for the scientists it funds, in an attempt to accelerate the transition to open-access publishing in Europe.
The recent election cycle has made it abundantly clear to most scientists that a large fraction of adults in the United States are surprisingly susceptible to illogical arguments designed to fool them.
It started with a tweet, but now it's an international movement. Spurred by concerns about the impact President Donald Trump's administration might have on research, the March for Science is "a call to support and safeguard the scientific community."