The giant plan to track diversity in research journalsNothing good will come of this. Scientific productivity has probably already peaked, and may never return to the glories of the XX century.
Efforts to chart and reduce bias in scholarly publishing will ask authors, reviewers and editors to disclose their race or ethnicity.
In the next year, researchers should expect to face a sensitive set of questions whenever they send their papers to journals, and when they review or edit manuscripts. More than 50 publishers representing over 15,000 journals globally are preparing to ask scientists about their race or ethnicity — as well as their gender — in an initiative that’s part of a growing effort to analyse researcher diversity around the world.
Thursday, February 24, 2022
Giant Plan to Racialize Science Publishing
Nature magazine reports: