Citations, altmetrics, and the impact factor

Metrics, metrics, everywhere. Not a day goes by in academia without some new metric being designed to measure research assessment, or a complaint about how crap another metric is. There are soooo many studies out there that look at things like how open access influences citation rates or altmetrics, or what the relationship between altmetrics and […]

The least sexy and most important paper I have written so far

So today I’m happy to announce my latest publication is out! It’s in Nature Communications, which apparently means it’s ‘good’ (whatever that means), and so is likely to appear on Retraction Watch within the week. The paper is entitled “Sea level regulated tetrapod diversity through the Jurassic/Cretaceous transition”, and represents the core of my PhD research. […]