[Irtalk] #FSSC: Scientist ≈ Layperson | Publishing blog | Royal Society

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Sat May 2 10:20:43 SAST 2015

*I also dream of the day when papers no longer contain circuitous,
impenetrable sentences, when researchers no longer reach for clunky words
such as ‘facilitate’,* or write in the passive voice, as if some mighty and
impersonal force had done their research. Scientific papers are often so
opaque and jargon-laden that science is not really open at all, despite all
the lip service paid to the idea of ‘open science.’

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