On the importance of replicating research findings
Doctoral thesis W.E. Boekel – University of Amsterdam On the importance of replicating research findings
The thesis describes aspects of the current publication culture that have negative effects: publication pressure, overwrought professors and complaining scientists. It is mainly about the negative aspects of the publication culture and about scientists who fiddle with research results under publication pressure and possibly as a result of personality traits.
On the occassion of the PhD defence, a symposium ‘Publish & Perish the next steps‘ was organised. The publication of the thesis also yielded media attention:
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