Early Career Researchers, Year one 2016: key findings
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"PRC-Ciber report reveals attitudes to scholarly communication among Early Career Researchers
Present practice still geared towards high impact journals, but future trends emerging
London, November 2016: ECRs, defined as researchers under 35 operating without tenure, are by far the largest group of researchers but there have been no recent investigations into their attitudes towards scholarly communication and the extent to which their behaviours may prove transformational. This report on data from year one of a planned three-year qualitative study investigates a wide range of hypotheses using personal interviews with 116 ECRs from seven countries (UK, US, China, France, Spain, Poland and Malaysia)."