Martin Schmidt

Since 2017, Martin Schmidt is an Associate Researcher in the “Learning, Knowledge, Innovation” research programme at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society. The programme addresses issues at the interfaces of science and digitisation and education and digitisation. Martin is also co-editor of the blog journal Elephant in the Lab, which critically examines the scientific system.

Martin works as a Data Analyst and Consultant. He is an agricultural and soil scientist by training. Currently, he does his PhD in environmental modelling at the University of Potsdam. Beyond his interest in the functioning of science he devotes himself to the people behind it, for example as the former representative of the doctoral researchers in the Leibniz Association.

Martin Schmidt

Position

Associated Researcher: Learning, knowledge, innovation

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Relevant Publications

Working paper

Weißhuhn, P., & Schmidt, M. (2018). The conflict for scientists and research evaluation between scientific impact and tackling societal challenges. Elephant in the Lab. Publication details

Kobsda, C., Schmidt, M., & Fecher, B. (2017). Authorship revised. Making a compromise between 2.1 and 1.268. Elephant in the lab. Publication details

Schmidt, M., Fecher, B., & Kobsda, C. (2017). Factory science: How many authors does it really need to write a paper? Elephant in the lab. Publication details

Other publications

Schmidt, M. (2018). Rural und digital: Revolution in der Landwirtschaft?. Publication details

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Media appearances

Wie Forscher die Zahl ihrer Publikationen künstlich nach oben treiben (10.07.2017). Berliner Zeitung
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Zitationskartelle sind ein großes Problem (10.07.2017). Berliner Zeitung
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Eine Elefantenherde im Labor (21.07.2017). TAZ
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Spitzenmediziner schaffen ein Paper pro Woche !? (21.07.2017). Laborjournal Blog
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