Helping authors build their media profile

Did you catch our recent webinar on engaging with the media? Colleagues from our partner organisations the Australian Science Media Centre, the Education Media Centre, and The Conversation Africa answered your questions on how to build your media profile; the recording is online now. Fran Abrams, Chief Executive of the Education Media Centre has also written her 10 top tips for working with journalists in a new Insights blog.


Looking for tips on getting published for the first time?

First-time author and award winner Hannah Greenstreet has shared her experience of writing her first article, submitting to a journal and navigating the peer review process. You can also get more insight from our latest 15-minute podcast focusing on the same subject, created in association with Vitae.


How to create an article with the potential to go global…

Our latest case study takes a look at a highly successful paper on the statistics of Eurovision that enjoyed some great media attention. We’ve collected 7 key lessons from this particular case to help you create a high-impact article.

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.

  

How to get your first journal article published

Getting published or thinking of publishing with a journal for the first time? It can seem like a daunting process with a lot to consider: Why publish in the first place? What happens during the peer-review process? Hannah Greenstreet offers her advice as a first-time author after publishing her award-winning article for the Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA) postgraduate essay prize in 2016.

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10 tips for working with journalists

Communicating your research to the media is not always straightforward, particularly if talking to journalists is not something you’ve done before. Where do you start? How can you make sure your work is fairly represented? Fran Abrams, Chief Executive at the Education Media Centre shares her top ten tips.

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New white paper explores the challenges of co-authorship

How common is co-authorship? What challenges are faced by those who do collaborate? Do researchers receive the guidance and training they need to tackle those challenges? Our survey of Humanities and Social Science researchers working in 62 countries set out to answer these questions. Read more...