Communicating research and change-making

Scientific research can be used to advocate for change and have a real impact on the lives of individuals and communities. But how do you go about communicating this to a non-specialist audience? Winner of Vitae’s 3 Minute Thesis competition and founder of WASE, Thomas Fudge, shares his advice.


Mentoring to help PhD students improve research proposals

The European Accounting Association is launching a new peer mentoring initiative to help PhD students refine their research proposals and enhance the overall quality of their work by accessing timely advice and feedback from top accounting researchers.


3 tips for interdisciplinary writing

Erik Aarden, winner of the Critical Policy Studies prize, shares his advice on what to think about when writing an article with an interdisciplinary approach.

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...