Publish or perish for PhD students?
Regardless of country or discipline, publications are an expectation—if not a requirement—to obtain a PhD. In this issue, PhD students, academics and external stakeholders describe how this imposes detrimental consequences but also provides benefits for individuals and the scientific community, including clear calls for future improvements. The discussion is amplified with more contributions on our community forum.
See Focus on PhDs under publication pressure See also Behavioural & Social Sciences at Nature Research