Are the methods for evaluating scientists the best way for understanding their capabilities and the quality of the science they are developing? Number of publications, number of citations, h-index, amount of money, paper metrics. All these numbers should resume our career. What about the quality of our research? The reality is that these numbers are […]

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This is a provocative post which could be appreciated or hated depending on the reader´s role or attitude. When young researchers submit an application or a proposal, it is requested to provide a recommendation letter written by the actual or former supervisor or to provide some reference names able to support your application. In the […]

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