Shunning the scoop: Sidestepping the race to publish

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What happens when a researcher finds out that research very similar to their own is already being conducted? What if they find out that the said research is also very close to being published? First, there is probably anxiety and panic. Maybe, there are frantic calls to collaborators. Perhaps Twitter rants about the phenomenon of scooping that plagues all researchers, especially those early-career researchers who often feel they are in a race to get their best work out to the world.

Original languageEnglish
Article number104080
Issue number4
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2022

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