- Universität RegensburgProfessor, present
- Freie Universität BerlinNeurobiologist, 2003 - 2012
- bjoern.brembs.blog (current)
Why are librarians hesitant to CANCEL ALL THE JOURNALS?
There’s lots of discussion out there right now in the twitter and blog world concerning Bjorn Brembs’ call to librarians to jumpstart the ma
Jean-Claude Burgelman: the new open science paradigm requires fine tunin...
The EC Science 2.0 consultation , whose results have recently been published, raised a number of issues that need tackling before science ca
"From Concerned to Cautiously Optimistic: Assessing Faculty Perceptions"...
INTRODUCTION Though open access publishing has many advantages for scholars, very few are interested in learning about and pursuing open acc
The facts vs. David Brooks: Startling inaccuracies raise questions about...
Factual discrepancies in the NYT columnist's new book raise some alarming questions about his research & methods
Patrick S. Forscher: What we can learn from the LaCour data fabrication ...
About two weeks ago, news broke that Michael LaCour, the first author of a study about how, purportedly, gay canvassers can successfully imp
Peer-review journals monopolize research, hurt students and faculty - Th...
Columnist Jacob Schmidt argues the current academic journal system limits freedom of information.
Zoological Letters | Full text | Toward elucidating diversity of neural ...
Insects are widely used as models to study neural mechanisms of learning and memory. Our recent studies on crickets, together with reports o
Journals investigate climate skeptic author’s ties to fossil fuel firm a...
Activists raise new questions about disclosure by Willie Soon
Fixing Psychology: The academic job market has gotten harder, very recently
There have been many stories recently about the "overproduction" of Ph.D. students in science, and about the increasingly competitive job ma
Elsevier admits they’re a major obstacle for women scientists in the dev...
Nominations opened today for the Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World, a high-profile honor
Sexist peer review elicits furious Twitter response
Manuscript investigated gender differences in Ph.D.-to-postdoc transition
How to take peer review out of the clutches of publishers
You may remember that some time ago I wrote about JONAS – Journals Of Nature And Science – the essence of which was to take peer review out
Social psychologist relinquishes chair after data manipulation charges
As investigation draws to a close, Jens Förster gives up the Alexander von Humboldt professorship
People Are Modifying Monitors to Make Gargantuan Geckos | Tetrapod Zoolo...
Over the last several days a consortium of people interested in herpetology, weird animals, animal lore, and special effects have worked tog
Was I Wrong about “The End of Science”? | Cross-Check, Scientific Americ...
One of the coolest—and most stressful--moments of my career took place November 7, 1996, when I was a staff writer for Scientific American.
Don't Think Open Access Is Important? It Might Have Prevented Much Of Th...
For years now, we've been talking up the importance of open access to scientific research. Big journals like Elsevier have generally fought