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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Latest trending academic hashtag? #SixWordPeerReview

#SixWordPeerReview is a twitter meme inspired by this forum from Princeton. The meme has recieved responses that range from the hilarious to the cringeworthy. Check out #SixWordPeerReview, posted by Paul Caron.  His favorite?

·         You didn't cite my paper: reject

·         Your bibliography is a giant selfie

·         Too similar to my next paper

·         I don't understand the stats. Accept

·         Nobody gets tenure with Comic Sans

·         OK accept. Sent from my iPhone

·         Contradicts my findings. Can’t be true

·         Let's pretend I don't know you

·         Author made all required revisions. Reject

·         For sale: doctoral degree, never used

·         My anecdote beats your controlled study

·         Statistically significant different from actually significant

·         You should not be citing Wikipedia

·         Please cite more of my papers

(Hat Tip: Inside Higher Ed.)

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