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How to write and publish a scientific paper in the field of marine ecology and conservation

Blogging, ScienceMarch 6, 2015

Author’s note: The following blog post is an adaptation of a professional development training workshop that I gave to our lab’s interns. It is intended to serve as an introductory guide for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students who have never published a scientific paper before. It’s a combination of advice I’ve received from teachers, […]

Shades of Gray: Gray literature, peer-review, and the struggle for data in fisheries management

biology, Conservation, ecology, Life in the Lab, marine science, Natural Science, Science, sharksNovember 15, 2010

The dissemination of science follows the conventional route of rigorous peer-review followed by publication in an¬†accredited scientific journal.¬†This process has been the standard foundation from which the general public can trust that the science is, at the very least, valid and honest. Of course this system is not without its flaws. Scientific papers of questionable […]

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