Margaux Larre-Perez, is convinced of one thing: young researchers hold the key to bringing more open practices to the sciences. In this video, she describes the predicament she found herself in when, as a grad student at the University of Paris Descartes and École normale supérieure, her university could no longer pay for subscriptions to certain journals. Currently a postdoc in cognitive psychology at the University of Victoria in Canada, Margaux believes researchers at the beginning of their career have the power to bring about real change in scientific publishing. Here’s how:
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