These problems are nothing we haven't seen before, but this article makes a good case for each, plus some good discussion on proposed remedies (quoted):
- Academia has a huge money problem
- Too many studies are poorly designed. Blame bad incentives.
- Replicating results is crucial. But scientists rarely do it.
- Peer review is broken
- Too much science is locked behind paywalls
- Science is poorly communicated to the public
- Life as a young academic is incredibly stressful
Science, they say, is "ripe for disruption". But what would that even look like?
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