Pedagogy, librarianship, health (and maybe other things).
Friday, June 16, 2006
Getting paid for publishing in elite journals
Nature reports that researchers in South Korea can earn a financial bonus if they publish in an elite journal. Apparently this is not confined to South Korea, as researchers in China and Pakistan are already able to do this. Not surprisingly, such schemes have their supporters and their detractors. Read more in Nature, and read Nature's editorial as well.