Open Science and scholarly publishing roundup – December 04, 2015

News, views & info on Open Science, Open Access, Peer Review & scholarly publishing from the past week

Summit rules out ban on gene editing embryos destined to become people

Annotating the scholarly web

The Bookseller
Thomas tells FutureBook: ‘open’ is a massive opportunity

New York Times
Chief of house science panel picks battle over climate paper

Measuring Success in an Open Access World: A proposal

Bjorn Brembs
Why cutting down on peer-review will improve it

How to build a better PhD

Chronicle of Higher Education
In fight over academic publishing house, fear of corporate values

Times Higher Education
Open Library of Humanities aims to ‘flip’ journals to open access

Trident Media
Life as an alumnus: the publishing industry

BMJ partners with Chinese Stroke Association on new open-access journal

US News
After a series of scandals, China issues rules banning dishonest practices in science journals

Helmholtz Gesellschaft
„Es geht nur Schritt für Schritt“ [in German]
New project puts open data back into the hands of citizens

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