March 8 was International Women’s Day—a day to celebrate the impact that women and girls have had in the advancement of society, politics, economics and human knowledge. In honour of this day, meet some of the women working here at the GSC.
Every year, scientists and scholars worldwide publish their findings in academic journals and proceedings, producing papers estimated in the range of more than two million. How does the research community determine the papers with the most value? Citations are one way, and a paper that other scientific authors have frequently cited has arguably proved itself to be highly significant.