[Irtalk] Why scientists should stop publishing – University World News
hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Fri May 2 14:03:33 SAST 2014
Earlier this month a Japanese researcher was found guilty of scientific
misconduct and *two groundbreaking studies published in Nature *were
retracted. This is a symptom of a broken system.
Ask most scientists why they pursued a career in research and the majority
will tell you that they had an innate passion for discovery. However, the
current 'publish or perish' culture in academia is arguably impeding the
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