Stop making graduate students pay up front for conferences

“As I write this, I have two academic trips coming up in the next month. Together, they will cost just over US$1,300. This not-so-hidden expense of academia is generally accepted in every field that I’m aware of. To be considered successful, scientists have to give conference presentations, network and collaborate with similar researchers around the world …” (more)

[John Malloy, Nature, 13 February]

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