Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: academia

Inside the Campaign to Strip Harassers of Their Scientific Honors

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From Pacific Standard: "Frustrated with the academy's inaction, McLaughlin started a Change.org campaign to encourage the National Academy of Sciences to remove alleged harassers from its ranks. Her...

Capitalism Is Ruining Science

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From Jacobin Magazine: "When the competitive dictates of capitalism — selling your labor if you’re a worker, maximizing profit if you’re a boss — reign...

The Entire Archives of Radical Philosophy Go Online

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From Open Culture: The intellectual culture of the academic humanities has increasingly come under attack by those claiming that leftist academic work is solely focused on...

Academe Should Accommodate Those With Mental Health Issues

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In this piece for The Chronicle of Higher Education, Patrick Flynn describes how universities can lead the way in providing an accommodating, inclusive environment for...

Science is Broken

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In this piece for Aeon, Siddhartha Roy and Marc A. Edwards explore how increasingly perverse incentives and the academic business model are affecting scientific practices and...

PhD Students at Higher Risk of Developing a Psychiatric Disorder

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From Business Insider: According to a new study, PhD students are almost twice as likely to develop symptoms of poor mental health as the highly educated...

The George Costanza Excuse for Medical Ghostwriting

Several months ago, two professors at the University of Pennsylvania were accused of ghostwriting. The university has now announced the results of their investigation, which is partially based on work by the great moral philosopher, George Constanza...