n Ergonomics SA : Journal of the Ergonomics Society of South Africa - Editorial




Recipient of the 2013 Nobel Laureate for Science, Professor Emeritus Peter Higgs from Edinburgh University gave a frank interview for newspaper's science news section (6 December, 2013) in which he acknowledged that by today's academic standards he would not be employable given his low publication productivity. The pressure on academics and researchers to publish in recognised journals is ever-present, and the effects are also felt by the editing staff of journals, as submission volumes increase steadily year on year.


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