Brenda Wingfield

Brenda Wingfield is vice president of the Academy of Science of South Africa and DST-NRF SARChI chair in fungal genomics and professor of genetics at the University of Pretoria.

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Peer Review: The ‘Least Worst’ Barrier to Bad Science

Having worked in academia for the past 30 years and currently serving as vice president of the Academy of Science of South Africa, Brenda Wingfield says she believes peer review and the publication process is perhaps more important than ever in this era of ‘fake news’ – and not just for scientists and academics.

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