early career researcher

Why should you peer review?

Andrew Preston is the co-founder and CEO of Publons, the world’s largest peer review platform. Andrew tells us more about Publons and peer review in general, and offers some top tips for researchers thinking about making a start in reviewing. Why do you think peer review is so important? Peer review is at the heart of… Read more »

Branching out: careers for PhDs outside academia

For many researchers who are reaching the end of their PhDs, a difficult decision may be looming: do you pursue a career in academia, or consider your options elsewhere? There are more PhDs completed each year than there are tenured positions available within the academy, so it’s not a surprise that giving serious consideration to… Read more »

‘Life on the other side’: from PhD to publishing placement

The NERC GW4+ Partnership brings together ten of the UK’s leading research institutions in natural and environmental science. Its Doctoral Training Program aims to equip PhD students with the skills to be world leaders in Earth and Environmental Sciences, through placements, training and support activities. As one of the partner organizations, Taylor & Francis recently… Read more »

Winner’s story: Mathew Manwaring

The Ohio State University’s summer acarology course, which is internationally regarded as the premier acarology course, is a tremendous boon to my capability to perform this research… As a result of funding provided by Taylor & Francis Group, The International Journal of Acarology has awarded Mathew Manwaring an IJA Fellowship worth $900. Mathew is a PhD student at University of… Read more »

7 reasons why every PhD student should attend academic conferences

Postdoctoral students from the London Arts and Humanities Partnership, of which Routledge (part of the Taylor & Francis Group) is a cultural partner, are taking over our Insights blog this week. Read about the issues that affect today’s PhD students with three guest posts that cover academic events, using multi-lingual sources for your research, and… Read more »

How not to get lost in translation

Postdoctoral students from the London Arts and Humanities Partnership, of which Routledge (part of the Taylor & Francis Group) is a cultural partner, are taking over our Insights blog this week. Read about the issues that affect today’s PhD students with three guest posts that cover academic events, using multi-lingual sources for your research, and… Read more »