Thursday, November 29, 2012

The (Coming) Social Media Revolution in the Academy

A revolution in academia is coming. New social media and other web technologies are transforming the way we, as academics, do our job. These technologies offer communication that is interactive, instantaneous, global, low-cost, and fully searchable, as well as platforms for connecting with other scholars everywhere. Read more...

Monday, October 22, 2012

Scholarly Publishing's Gender Gap

Women cluster in certain fields, according to a study of millions of journal articles, while men get more credit

When Jennifer Jacquet first visited Carl T. Bergstrom's evolutionary-biology lab at the University of Washington last year, she was surrounded by men. Men staring at data on the 27-inch Mac Pro computer screen that takes center stage in the lab. Men talking about mathematical proofs, about a South Park episode on evolution, about their latest mountain-climbing adventures. (read)

Friday, July 13, 2012

Backreaction: Google Scholar Citations

Backreaction: Google Scholar Citations: Google Scholar has a new feature, Google Scholar Citations , that allows you to generate a profile page with your papers. It also lists cita...

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

The Science of Science Communication

The Science of Science Communication

Organized by Ralph Cicerone, Barbara Schaal, Alan Leshner, Baruch Fischhoff, and Dietram Scheufele

May 21-22, 2012
National Academy of Sciences
Washington, DC

See: The Science of Science Communication