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Publishers Develop Inclusive Name-Change Policies
Transgender scientists are seeing some success in advocating for standards that allow authors to change their names on previous work.
Publishers Develop Inclusive Name-Change Policies
Publishers Develop Inclusive Name-Change Policies

Transgender scientists are seeing some success in advocating for standards that allow authors to change their names on previous work.

Transgender scientists are seeing some success in advocating for standards that allow authors to change their names on previous work.

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The Scientist Staff | Mar 1, 2020 | 3 min read
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Meet some of the people featured in the December 2018 issue of The Scientist.
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Meet some of the people featured in the October 2018 issue of The Scientist.
Gender Gap in Science Publishing
Tanya Lewis | May 10, 2016 | 2 min read
Study reveals trends in the frequency of female first authors on medical studies.
TS Picks: September 29, 2015
Tracy Vence | Sep 29, 2015 | 1 min read
Detailing publication contributions; mining human connectomes; all about mutations
Some Study Authors “Unfeasibly Prolific”
Kerry Grens | Aug 19, 2015 | 2 min read
A literature scan finds a fraction of researchers who pump out dozens of publications each year.
Opinion: Senior Scientists Should Be Writing
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Three reasons why authorship matters, even—perhaps especially—to established scholars
PubPeer Threatened with Legal Action
Kate Yandell | Aug 19, 2014 | 3 min read
The moderators of the post-publication peer review forum say they could be facing their first legal case.
Opinion: Authorship 2.0
Midhat H. Abdulreda | Nov 19, 2013 | 2 min read
Reconsidering scientific contributions in the digital age.
Week in Review: October 14–18
Tracy Vence | Oct 18, 2013 | 3 min read
Ancient mosquito fossilized with blood meal; waste in academic research; the ethics of guest authorship; US government shutdown ends
Opinion: Honorary Authorship Is Antiquated Etiquette
Midhat H. Abdulreda | Oct 16, 2013 | 4 min read
Though the practice may be well-intentioned, naming courtesy authors can hurt science and scientists.
So You Want to Write a Book?
Jef Akst | Oct 1, 2012 | 8 min read
Advice on authoring a textbook, popular nonfiction, or even a novel
All’s Not Fair in Science and Publishing
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False credit for scientific discoveries threatens the success and pace of research.
Opinion: Ghost Writing is Fraudulent
Simon Stern and Trudo Lemmens | Nov 2, 2011 | 3 min read
A legal remedy is needed to curb unethical “guest authorship” in medical journals.
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