Saloni Dattani studied biomedical sciences at Imperial College London before moving into the field of behaviour genetics. She is now a PhD candidate at King's College London and the University of Hong Kong, studying the genetics of psychiatric illness. Saloni is also a science writer for UnHerd and Works in Progress, an online magazine she co-founded on the theme of human progress, which was launched in August 2020.
August 15th, 2022 | 51 mins 35 secs
Dan and James are joined by Saloni Dattani for a chat about the history of peer review, a reimagination of what peer review could look like, what happens when you actually pay peer reviewers, peer reviewer specialisation, post publication peer review, annual paper limits for authors, automation in peer review, and Big Cheese.
February 15th, 2021 | 52 mins 13 secs
We have a wide-ranging chat with Saloni Dattani (Kings College London and University of Hong Kong) about the benefits of dividing scientific labor, the magazine she co-founded (Works in Progress) that shares novel ideas and stories of progress, and fighting online misinformation