Critical colleagues may prevent researchers from stepping into the public eye
Researchers are particularly worried about criticism from colleagues and superiors working in the same field, according to sociologist Marte Mangset. She has interviewed researchers who study gender, immigration and climate research, and studied factors that may prevent them from expressing themselves in the media.
Women are not formally discriminated against in Norwegian academia – but they still don’t become professors
As long as their CVs are equal to that of the men, women in academia in Norway appear not to be discriminated against. Systematic differences however persist, to the detriment of the women’s careers.
The naïveté of Academia: How Plan S could let pseudoscientific and predatory publishers take advantage of researchers
OPINION: Plan S is naïve in its approach to open publishing, making scientific articles available for re-use by whoever may wish to do so. Scientists need to retain the right to decide where their works are published.