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A researcher’s guide to Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Getting to grips with Search Engine Optimization, or SEO as it is commonly known, can seem a difficult task at first. We all know it is important to ensure that your research is discoverable on search engines and online journal platforms. Taylor & Francis Online has over 3.7 million articles available, so how do you… Read more »

Research stories: Ronald L. Wasserstein in The American Statistician

Altmetric recently released their list of the 100 most-discussed journal articles of 2016. In at number 71 is an Editorial by Ronald L. Wasserstein & Nicole A. Lazar published in The American Statistician entitled, ‘The ASA’s Statement on p-Values: Context, Process, and Purpose’.   We caught up with author Ronald L. Wasserstein to congratulate him on the… Read more »

Making the case for education

In support of the Academy of Social Sciences campaign ‘Making the Case for the Social Sciences’, Routledge and the British Educational Research Association (BERA) have co-published a new booklet highlighting key education research. The booklet shines a light on several educational challenges which have been improved by the influence of key research. To find out… Read more »

Scholars in social media: an interview with George Veletsianos

“Public scholarship re-envisions the roles and purposes of scholarship, and it is closely aligned to the ethos of the open movement wherein knowledge is not only shared broadly but is also co-constructed…” George Veletsianos is the author of the book Social Media in Academia: Networked Scholars, which examines the day-to-day realities of social media and online… Read more »

Is academia fairly portrayed in the press?

“Higher Education has the capacity to shape public opinion and government policy, but it’s not fully reaching that potential at present. The devastating impact of emotional, sensationalist tabloid coverage of research findings are having a damaging effect on higher education. We should be aiming for a more intelligent media, boosting the offering of higher education… Read more »