Is There a Crisis in Public Trust of Science? The New Editor of "Science" Thinks So.

In this article from Times Higher Education, the new Editor-in-Chief of "Science," Dr. Jeremy Berg, weighs in on public trust in science, impact factor measures, and whether scientists are contributing to premature "hype" around studies.

What do you think? Is there a reason scientists should not weigh in on policy issues? Do scientists contribute to over-hyping study results? Let us know at info@kidneynews.org

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In this article from Times Higher Education, the new Editor-in-Chief of "Science," Dr. Jeremy Berg, weighs in on public trust in science, impact factor measures, and whether scientists are contributing to premature "hype" around studies.

What do you think? Is there a reason scientists should not weigh in on policy issues? Do scientists contribute to over-hyping study results? Let us know at info@kidneynews.org

Related articles: 

American Society of Microbiology No Longer Supports Impact Factors for Its Journals https://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-newsroom2/press-releases/94299-asm-media-advisory-asm-no-longer-supports-impact-factors-for-its-journals

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