Open Science and scholarly publishing roundup – August 07, 2015

Selected news, views and information on Open Science and scholarly publishing from the past week


The Guardian
The diversity dividend: why interdisciplinarity strengthens research
Popular Science
Should bioethicists “get out of the way” of CRISPR research?
Times Higher Education
The worst piece of peer review I’ve ever received
UPenn News
Penn research helps develop algorithm aimed at combating science’s reproducibility problem
The Guardian
Delay in NHS patients’ access to cancer drug labelled a ‘disgrace’
NSF invests in interstate collaboration in science and engineering research
Senate panel approves public access bill
“N-of-1” research findings belong in the peer-reviewed publishing realm
Research Information
Global challenges, local knowledge
College students struggling more than ever to afford text books
‘Bogus’ scholarly society agrees to publish papers without peer review
Amplifying the impact of Open Access: Wikipedia and the diffusion of science
Journal of Emergency Medical Services
Free open-access medical education in emergency medicine

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