Long and short interviews with communicators in the field of science and science dissemination, some of them talented and prominent, some of them just talented–but they all have important things to tell us.

Open access initiatives and transformative agreements: Interview with Colleen Campbell

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The transition from subscription-based to open access publishing of scholarly articles has become a…
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AI and the Future of Scientific Publishing: Dr Joshua Nicholson’s Perspective

Many aspects of the scientific publishing system have not changed despite a wide breadth of technological advances in recent times. Other media industries such as news and entertainment have diversified away from print media, essentially…

Dr Nicola Nugent: Publishing Manager at the Royal Society of Chemistry

Before scientists can ask the public to trust science, they need to trust science themselves. The 'quality control' process for scientific information consists of peer review, a system by which scientists read their peers' work and decide if…

Public Engagement and Trust in Science: In Conversation with Dr. Farzana Meru

Public engagement is a term used by higher education institutions to refer to the collection of initiatives aimed at communicating their research with the public. The concept of public engagement is by no means defined by or limited to science…

Is the peer review process trustworthy? Perspectives by Dr. Jurado Sánchez

The Royal Society of Chemistry organized several activities in celebration of Peer Review Week. As part of this initiative, a panel of experts got together to discuss what they understood by ‘trust’ in the peer review process, and why it…