Peer review: the nuts and bolts

Friday 12 May, London - Join us for this free half-day Sense about Science workshop, sponsored by Taylor & Francis. Find out about peer review, debate challenges to the system and discuss the role of peer review for scientists and the public. Find out more and apply to attend.

New podcast: the role of mentoring in academia

What can researchers gain from being mentored? What are the different mentoring opportunities out there? Our latest podcast explores these questions and more, starring Dr Uzma Ashgar from the Institute of Cancer Research, Andy Nobes from AuthorAid and Maryanne Dever, joint Editor-in-Chief of Australian Feminist Studies. Listen today.

CHASS Australia Prizes: now open for nominations

The Council of the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) is inviting nominations for its 2017 Australia Prizes. The CHASS Australia Prizes honor distinguished achievements by Australians working, studying, or training in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS). Find out more and get nominating.

Journals regularly ‘call for papers’, asking for submissions within particular fields or focused on specific topics. Answering these is a great way to get published, ensuring your research fits a particular journal’s aims and scope. Below are just a few of our latest calls for papers. For a complete list go to our page, updated every month.

World Water Day 2017: Read our authors’ Research Stories

BIG_9072_World Water Day banner_500x250To coincide with World Water Day, we asked the authors behind the research to reflect on the significance of their findings at a crucial time for water discussion.

3 articles that made an impact: meet 4 of the authors behind them

Impactoa Earlier this year we revealed the top 10 most popular Open Access (OA) articles published in 2016 across our Open and Open Select journals. We revisit three of these articles that made an impact, and meet four of the authors behind them…

Why did you choose to become a gender studies researcher?

IWD 2017International Women’s Day (IWD) celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. To celebrate International Women’s Day 2017 (March 8), we caught up with gender studies researchers and journal editors to talk about why they chose their area of research, why it is so important, and what International Women’s Day means to them…