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Suggested Research Resources

At this time of year, many students have finished bench research and are starting to focus on writing the dissertation, thesis, or journal article. To determine if you are ready to write requires a researcher to critically examine their research in light of three “scrutinies”: The research topic (broad problem) was understood; the research idea…

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Topic Primer: Costs of Publication

What is the cost of maintaining the body of scientific knowledge? Essentially, that is the query underlying the question of what does it cost to publish a scientific research article or a scholarly article in a respected, peer-reviewed journal? The question is not easily answered because it depends on a number of factors and on the answer to “Who pays?” Every…

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