early career researcher

5 tips for communicating your research

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 »

Fuelling collaboration through partnership

How can higher education institutions work with cultural partners to support postdocs? What skills can be gained from sharing knowledge and experiences between industry, the arts and universities? To find out we interviewed Kate Dunton, Research and Education Manager in the Cultural Institute at King’s College London and part of the London Arts and Humanities… Read more »

Understand the nuts and bolts of peer review

“I would recommend anyone interested to go to a session to find out more. In fact, I would urge you to, since the main thing that I took away was just how important it is to get early-career scientists involved in discussions on peer review. We are the next generation of authors, reviewers, scientific journalists,… Read more »

Winner’s story: Déborah Closset-Kopp

The idea that the Société Botanique de France endorsed my project is very important for me. In a way, this project is a return to my roots, back to my first research. Déborah Closset-Kopp is an assistant professor at the lab of “Ecologie et Dynamique des Sytèmes Anthropisés” (EDYSAN, FRE 3498 CNRS) of the Jules… Read more »

5 steps to improving your research visibility

Early career researchers (ECRs) are well aware academia is a competitive field. These days, ECRs face many challenges as they look to build their publication record, reputations and careers. It may be uncomfortable at first, but learning how to self-promote can help you build your brand and open up a new world of opportunities –… Read more »

Winner’s story: Joanne Chassot

I didn’t know Atlantic Studies: Global Currents had launched this new prize for early-career scholars, and I feel honored to be its first recipient. I was all the more delighted to receive this prize that it came as an absolute surprise. I didn’t know Atlantic Studies: Global Currents had launched this new prize for early-career… Read more »

Winner’s story: Martyn Kurr

I would advise any early-career researcher to be brave in their choices, and take any opportunity to present both their findings and themselves to a wider field. Winning the Irene Manton Prize for best student talk at the 62nd annual British Phycological Society conference was an amazing experience. I had given many talks before, but… Read more »

Digital research practices: the real user experience

‘One of the most challenging things about research is sifting through an enormous amount of information that is out there that might be relevant to my proposed research.’ With so many resources readily available online, how does the researcher source accurate information that is relevant to them? In this changing digital climate, Taylor & Francis… Read more »