Fewer numbers, better science: ‘qualification’ in science evaluation
In this commentary in Nature, Rinze Benedictus and Frank Miedema of the University Medical Center Utrecht and Mark …
“Nature asked scientists to recommend one thing that institutional and laboratory leaders could do to make science more productive, rigorous and happy.” (source: Nature)
The resulting article describes the following solutions:
1. Make lab health someone’s job
2. Train the principal investigators
3. Show that you care
4. Get lab members multiple mentors
5. Be explicit about expectations.
The authors elaborate on the origin of their ideas, how they implemented them and how it improved the lab health. The article can be inspiring for all scientists and especially for academic leaders and managers.
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