Strong opinion, deep reflection. Stuff to make you think.

Why do dinosaurs have a big impact in the future? – or does a high impact factor mean good research?

Why do dinosaurs have a big impact in the future? Before I answer this question, let’s go back in time. Not 240 million years ago to T-Rex and Velociraptor, but just into the year 1975 where the first SCI Journal Citation Reports were published…
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Is Sci-Hub Science’s Napster?

One of the biggest controversies in scientific publishing today surrounds the use of the website, Sci-Hub. Now, Sci-Hub is a shadow library database that contains thousands of journal articles which allows researchers to access information they…

Are we what we hear? A reflection on sound, identity and science communication

Sounds have the power to place us in different mental spaces. Accordingly, sound and music can connect deeply to our perceptions of who we are and where we come from. While musing on how sound can be used to communicate science, I started to…