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The business of fake science

Publishers that flout sound peer review practices encourage bogus reports with widespread ramifications

Better standards and guidelines can bolster research literature reviews

Researchers should try to make their literature reviews as reliable as possible and adhere to strict standards

Indigenous languages must feature more in science communication

The combination of knowledge and communication leads to social, cultural and technological development

Why developing countries are particularly vulnerable to predatory journals

Academics in the developing world have become a favourite target for these journals, and many seem to be falling into the trap

University libraries hard-hit by depreciating rand

Subscriptions to international journals run into the millions and the plummeting rand is "crippling" libraries and holding academics back.

Unscrupulous academics buy into ‘university 419 scam’

Nothing significant seems to have been done to stop the practice of academics publishing in open-access, online scam journals and reaping the rewards.

E-commerce tax will hit disadvantaged students hardest, say experts

E-commerce tax, to be introduced on April 1, will mean education institutions will struggle to purchase academic journals.

Art of science writing put to the test

The mounting pressure on graduating MScs and PhDs to write journal articles is causing anxiety.

Hidden levers of science are set to become more accessible to all

South Africa’s Academy of Science is helping to usher in the new by joining global open access.

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