179: Discovery vs. maintenance

Episode 179 · April 3rd, 2024 · 48 mins 38 secs

About this Episode

Dan and James discuss how scientific research often neglects the importance of maintenance and long-term access for scientific tools and resources.

Other things they cover:

  • Should there be an annual limit on publications (even if this were somehow possible)?
  • The downsides of PhD by publication
  • The Gates Foundation's new Open Access policy

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Quintana, D.S., Heathers, J.A.J. (Hosts). (2024, April 3) "179: Discovery vs. maintenance", Everything Hertz [Audio podcast], DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/KS8PV

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