Category: research

Planning for flexibility in a research project

The beginning of a research project is often very exciting: you have a cool research idea, and it is finally going to come to fruition, hopefully giving you some exciting answers. But a lot needs to happen between point A (coming up with a way to tackle a research question) to point B (getting the answer to that question). Some people are tempted to plan every last detail...

How to review a research article

Peer review is central to the scientific process, and I have written about what to expect when you are submitting a journal article, and how the peer review process works, but what happens when you are on the other end of the pipeline? How do you review an article? Firstly you might ask how you do you even get selected to review an article in the first place?...