Episode 60

60: This is more of a comment than a question

May 8th, 2018

1 hr 7 mins 33 secs

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About this Episode

Dan and James answer listener questions on academic conferences, getting abreast of the literature, and conflicts of interest.

Here are more details of what's on this episode:

  • How question times during conference seminars are useless
  • Choosing which conferences to attend as a PhD student
  • Feedback from our Registered Reports episode with Chris Chambers (Episode 56)
  • People that have binged our entire back catalogue
  • The amount of reading do you need to do to keep track of the field you work in
  • PhD students need time to make time to read the literature
  • People sending out half-arsed work hoping that peer-review will “fix it”
  • Guest authorship
  • When you’re a native English speaker and get asked to have your manuscript proofed by a native English speaker
  • Is it a conflict of interest to a review a paper with that includes someone you’ve co-authored with in the past on a different topic?
  • The Frontiers journal model
  • Reviewing papers so that authors are actually grateful for your criticism

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