Aurélie Carlier, Hang Nguyen, Lidwien Hollanders, Nicole Basaraba, Sally Wyatt and Sharon Anyango

Aurélie Carlier is an assistant professor at the MERLN Institute in Maastricht. Her research interests encompass the computational modeling of biological processes, with a particular focus on bone tissue engineering and cell-biomaterial interactions. She is co-founder and vice-chair of FEM (Female Empowerment Maastricht University), a network to discuss and tackle gender issues. Hang Nguyen is a science editor with 25 years of publishing experience. She is currently on a one-person mission to change “mankind” … to “humankind.” Lidwien Hollanders works as information specialist humanities at Maastricht University Library. She builds and maintains relevant contacts and networks between different faculties. Her main task is to co-develop and provide training, workshops, webinars, etc., and to create and maintain online educational material in the humanities. Nicole Basaraba is a lecturer in media and communications at Coventry University. Her research focuses on evaluating digital narrative productions and developing best practices for creating interactive and transmedia narratives for cultural heritage sites for slow and dark tourism, and public history projects with a global context. In 2021-2022 she conducted postdoctoral research at Maastricht University and was part of the FEM group. Sally Wyatt is a professor of digital cultures in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University. Her background is in Science and Technology Studies. Her current research focuses on the use of artificial intelligence in image-based clinical decision making. Sharon Anyango is a tutor in the Global Studies Programme at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University, and is also part of the FEM group. Her prior work focused on education provision to marginalized youth in Kenya where she was the community project manager of a vocational training institution.

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We Cannot Cite Our Way to Equality, But Citational Justice Is Vital

Reflecting on their work to create a guide to fairer citation practices in academic writing, Aurélie Carlier, Hang Nguyen, Lidwien Hollanders, Nicole Basaraba, Sally Wyatt and Sharon Anyango*, highlight challenges to changing citation practices and point to ways in which authors and readers can work towards equitable citations.

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