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‘Delays’ to UK government research ‘worse than embarrassing’

Key UK government-commissioned research on higher education is “getting dusty” on departmental shelves rather than being published, a situation that is “worse than an embarrassment”, according to a former ministerial adviser.

Discipline tardy journal editors, say scholars

Editors of academic journals should be investigated for “professional negligence” if peer review at their publications takes too long, says a leading critic of the scholarly publishing industry.