Sixty seconds on . . . movie creditsBMJ 2023; 382 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.p2107 (Published 14 September 2023) Cite this as: BMJ 2023;382:p2107
- Gareth Iacobucci
- The BMJ
What’s this got to do with medicine?
This is about academia and the questionable practices that can sometimes occur when listing authors on research papers.
I’m not following this
The League of European Research Universities (Leru) has proposed that journals across the board should move away from the idea of “authorship” altogether1 and switch to listing researchers as “contributors” in “movie-style credits” at the end of a published paper.
Ah. What’s behind this plot twist?