President’s Dream Colloquium on Making Knowledge Public

  • President’s Dream Colloquium explores the importance of making academic knowledge accessible to the publicSFU NewsSeptember 10, 2018 
  • Education is our best weapon against fake news, says information expert, StarMetro Vancouver, September 13, 2018
  • Interview with Dr. Jevin West, News Talk 980 CKNWSeptember 13, 2018

Review, Promotion, and Tenure

  • Do Universities Value Public Engagement? Not Much, Their Policies Suggest, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Oct 8, 2018
  • Promotion Standards and Public Engagement, Inside Higher Ed, Oct 5, 2018
  • University tenure decisions still gloss over scientists’ public outreach, NatureOctober 4, 2018

Open Access and Open Science

  • ‘Bronze’ open access supersedes green and gold, Nature Index, March 12, 2018
  • Des chercheurs se mobilisent pour un accès gratuit aux publications, Le Monde, November 6, 2017
  • Study Suggests Publisher Public Access Outpacing Open Access; Gold OA Decreases Citation Performance, The Scholarly KitchenOctober 4, 2017
  • Research Results Are Increasingly Available For Free, Al-Fanar Media, September 29, 2017
  • Soon, nobody will read academic journals illegally, because the studies worth reading will be freeQuartz
  • Two studies suggest trouble ahead for paywall journals (Update),, August 8, 2017
  • Half of papers searched for online are free to read, Nature,
  • Open Access On the Rise: StudyThe ScientistAugust 7, 2017
  • The State of Open Access: Some New Data, Open and Shut, Thursday, August 03, 2017 
  • Trend Watch: The State of Open Access, Nature, August 2, 2017