Campaigning for the social sciences: research addressing educational challenges

Just launched is the latest in the Campaign for Social Sciences ‘Making the Case’ booklets, demonstrating the vital role education research can play in informing policy and practice. Sponsored by Routledge and the British Educational Research Association, find out more about the Campaign, its latest booklet, and how you can get involved.

Sharing your work: how to do it

Just published in a Taylor & Francis or Routledge journal? Want to know how you can share your published article? From free eprints to green Open Access, research groups to at conferences, get the information you need with our handy infographic.

Exploring how research moves from idea to action

We’re shining a light on how research can be actioned by groups beyond academia. From practitioners to policy makers, clinicians to the media, browse the collection that showcases OA research that has the potential to reach beyond the scholarly community, read our 6 steps to take your work from idea to action (including exclusive cartoon and competition), listen to our podcast on public engagement, and read our research to action Twitter discussion.

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.

16 things you might not know about early career researchers

16 things What do early career researchers really think about peer review, open access, or Impact Factors? What motivates them to undertake research, how do they choose which journal to publish in, and how do they build their reputation amongst the scholarly community? Find out…

Supporting early career researchers in ways that count

Michael What can the scholarly community do to better support early career researchers as they move into becoming published authors? This was the theme of the recent Conversazione in Johannesburg. One attendee, Michael Taster, outlines some of the top talking points from the event…

The struggle to recognize yourself as a researcher

Research in Action Why do students sometimes struggle to call themselves 'researchers'? In this latest research story, Lilia Mantai, tells us about her study on the journey of doctoral candidates from student to early career researcher, and what can be done to support them through this transition…