Geoffrey Ozin: 'Is your work not novel enough?'

April 28, 2020 by Mireille Ghoussoub

Global scientific output roughly doubles every nine years and editors are left facing the tsunami of publications seeking homes in elite journals. Professor Geoffrey Ozin believes the situation has created the perfect storm for biased selection criteria – whether intentional or unintential - at the peer review gate, putting many researchers at a disadvantage.

Is it time to rethink our values in higher education and place real science and social creativity as the key criteria in this sector rather than productivity and profit? Perhaps the time has come to rethink how and where we showcase our breakthroughs.

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