Author: Roheena Anand, Executive Director, PLOS Global Publishing Development Open Science, when done well, should enable and facilitate global collaboration and participation…
PLOS has published a lot of great blog content in the past three months, and we don’t expect our readers to be up to date on everything. So, we are starting a new blog series called, ‘In case you missed it (ICYMI)’, a collection of some of the best reads or key announcements from the previous quarter. Without further ado, here you go. Happy reading!
From the Official PLOS Blog:
Extending support for preprint sharing
Reimagine Biomedical Research for a Healthier Future: Announcing Essay Challenge Winners and Symposium
Open Science Helps Move Your Research Forward
The blog below is by PLOS’ Editorial Director Suzanne Farley. She talks about how publishers have a duty to the trust and integrity of the scientific record to be actively involved in bringing the distinct identities and unique perspectives, knowledge, and diversity of all researchers to the process.
Identity in Peer Review: Looking Forward, Looking Back
The Human Evolution Research Institute: Challenging traditional narratives and fostering a new generation of black women in the palaeosciences
In the blog below, we announce our new policy to mitigate ‘parachute research.’ This occurs when researchers travel to under-resourced communities, conduct their research, and leave, often with little or poor understanding or involvement of the communities they studied, and few direct benefits to local participants.
Announcing a new PLOS policy on inclusion in global research
From Speaking of Medicine and Health:
Another Code Red for Humanity: Global Vaccine Inequity
Beyond Cultural Safety in Palliative Care: How to be an Anti-Racist Palliative Care Clinician
In the blog below, contributing writer Ijeoma Nnodim Opara, MD., looks upon the growing decolonization movement with mixed feelings and a lot of discomfort.
It’s Time to Decolonize the Decolonization Movement
5 Recommended Articles from PLOS Biology Associate Editor Richard Hodge
IsoBank – Stable Isotope Research + Open Data
Climate change: the message is clear
In this blog, Emma Archer, PLOS Climate Editor-in-Chief, discusses some of the highlights of the recent IUCN World Conservation Congress.
The Climate-Ecology Nexus at the IUCN World Conservation Congress
Addressing Climate Changes with Indigenous Knowledges and Intercultural Collaborations