Tag Archive: outreach

Apr 26

Let’s forget about the impact factor

Hardly any topic in scientific publishing generates as much attention, debate and frequent outbursts as the Journal Impact Factor (JIF), calculated by Thomson Reuters. Long recognized for it’s inherently flawed nature in determining the quality of individual research articles or contributions (and performance) of individual scientists, it is unfortunately still frequently used as a means …

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Jul 21

Skin Song – Bat For Lashes in the Wattlab

Natasha Khan has recently releasedĀ a song about the skin. In quite a unique combination of science and music, the Wellcome Trust has initiated the science outreach project Body of Songs which aims to produceĀ Music inspired by the organs of the body. Sounds a bit creepy? In fact, I think it’s about time that someone starts …

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