SO HAPPY TO SHARE MY NEW PAPER! Understanding that English in STEM is not only an individual responsibility but must be part of our fight for a diverse and inclusive #STEM. Social justice in STEM too! #CienciaCriolla #scicomm
The hegemony of English in academia :( "publishing in a second language creates additional financial costs to Colombian doctoral students and results in [...] anxiety"
Publicamos menos porque en nuestros países no se habla inglés. Triste pero cierto.
Inequities in the science publication system and their impact on careers go beyond financial and prestige biases. It all starts with language
"Disadvantages in preparing and publishing scientific papers caused by the dominance of the English language in science: The case of Colombian researchers in biological sciences" by Valeria Ramírez-Castañeda. HT
Language is one of the barriers holding #openscience back. Which is why the publishing platform we use isn't just in English (and we've demonstrated this in our launch editorial). Great paper highlighting this issue in
#PLOSONE: Disadvantages in preparing and publishing scientific papers caused by the dominance of the English ...
Disadvantages in preparing and publishing scientific papers caused by the dominance of the English ...
#PLOSONE: Disadvantages in preparing and publishing scientific papers caused by the dominance of the English language in science: The case of Colombian researchers in biological sciences by Valeria Ramírez-Castañeda
New study: "More than 90% of the scientific articles published by Colombian researchers are in English....Publishing in a 2d language creates additional financial costs...&...problems with reading comprehension, writing ease & time, & anxiety."
Disadvantages in preparing and publishing scientific papers caused by the dominance of the English language in science: The case of Colombian researchers in biological sciences
"Although having a common language is important for science communication, generating multilinguistic alternatives would promote diversity while conserving a communication channel"
In the surveyed sample, 59.2% of Colombian doctoral students have paid for English editing services. The cost of editing per article ranges from about 1/4 to 1/2 of the average monthly doctoral student salary