Q&A
Gender Bias Dissected in <em>eLife</em>&rsquo;s Peer Review
Gender Bias Dissected in eLife’s Peer Review
Viviane Callier | Sep 14, 2018
The journal undertook a self-assessment, finding men have more success than women with all-male review panels.
One Way to Fix Reproducibility Problems: Train Scientists Better
One Way to Fix Reproducibility Problems: Train Scientists Better
Katarina Zimmer | Nov 28, 2017
Leonard Freedman, president of the Global Biological Standards Institute, discusses the causes of irreproducible science and his latest effort to spread best practices.
US and Cuban Researchers to Meet in Havana
US and Cuban Researchers to Meet in Havana
Bob Grant | Aug 14, 2017
Rush Holt of AAAS talks with The Scientist about the upcoming gathering and collaborations—past, present, and future—between the two countries.
Q&A: William Happer, Possible Science Advisor to the President
Q&A: William Happer, Possible Science Advisor to the President
Bob Grant | Feb 6, 2017
The Princeton physicist told The Scientist that then-President–elect Donald Trump last month agreed with his position that climate change research has become a “cult movement.” Happer also shared his thoughts on federal research funding, demonstrators marching for science, and more.
Q&A: David Gelernter, Possible Science Advisor to the President
Q&A: David Gelernter, Possible Science Advisor to the President
Bob Grant | Feb 6, 2017
The Yale computer scientist last month met with then-President–elect Donald Trump and key advisors to discuss, among other things, the position of Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy. In a conversation with The Scientist, Gelernter shared his thoughts on climate change, the impacts of immigration on science, and more.
Q&A: What’s Next for PLOS
Q&A: What’s Next for PLOS
Tracy Vence | Dec 27, 2016
A conversation with outgoing Chief Executive Officer Elizabeth Marincola
AACR Q&A: Elaine Mardis
AACR Q&A: Elaine Mardis
The Scientist Staff | Apr 18, 2016
The genomics pioneer shares the sessions she most looks forward to at this year’s American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting.