Erika Shugart

What scientific publishing could look like

April 10, 2018
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If we were to create a way to share scientific research progress today, what would it look like? In this…

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How bystanders can help end sexual harassment in academia

November 15, 2017
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It seems that you can’t open a news site without hearing another story about sexual harassment of women or worse.…

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Behind the scenes at ASCB

October 4, 2017
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As a member of ASCB you know that we support cell biologists by helping them share their research through our…

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The Next Five Years for ASCB

June 6, 2017
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I have now had the pleasure of leading ASCB for a year. I have had the good fortune of getting…

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Harris's book explores critical topic of scientific rigor

April 18, 2017

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) was one of the first to highlight issues of reproducibility with science, so…

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ASCB Council Looks to the Future

February 7, 2017

The ASCB Council’s December 2016 meeting was a chance for Council members, committee chairs, and journal editors to examine some…

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On Cup Holders and Evidence-Based Approaches

September 2, 2016
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By Erika Shugart How do we make decisions? And how can we do it better? My husband and I will…

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Note on Bias Against Novelty

June 29, 2016

The use of the Journal Impact Factor as a measure of the quality of scientific research may undervalue precisely the…

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ASCB’s New Executive Director—Taking On a Scientific Society in a World of Change

June 20, 2016

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that…

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