research impact

Student awards: the importance of early-career recognition

Many societies, associations, and journals offer a range of awards and prizes which recognize both researchers and research of outstanding quality, whilst offering substantial awards for these achievements. For early career researchers, winning student awards can boost confidence, broaden connections, and increase visibility and impact in the early stages of their academic career. We caught… Read more »

Research we’re reading

Research we’re reading is a regular series written by Taylor & Francis employees, taking a look at recent research that has caught our attention and got us thinking. Katherine Burton, Associate Editorial Director A Companion Dog Increases Prosocial Behavior in Work Groups by Stephen M. Colarelli, Amanda M. McDonald, Matthew S. Christensen & Christopher Honts Published… Read more »

How press releases can maximize the impact of your research

Getting your article covered in the media can help your research make a bigger impact in academic circles, society, and government. The below infographic shows the impact after a press campaign was put together for a single article, leading to over 100 news features and more than 10,000 downloads. The Taylor & Francis Journals Press… Read more »

Can you publish and still perish? A question of impact

Dr John Harrison, Associate Editor of Regional Studies, offers his advice to authors on maximising the impact of their work, and the most useful metrics for measuring it. Personally, I disagree with the widely circulated mantra of “publish or perish”. Today, you can still publish and perish because there is now so much more published… Read more »

Research we’re reading

Research we’re reading is a regular series written by Taylor & Francis employees, taking a look at recent research that has caught our attention and got us thinking. Rosalind Davies, Editorial Assistant Doctoral Dissertation Defenses: Performing Ambiguity Between Ceremony and Assessment by Arjen van der Heide, Alix Rufas & Alexandra Supper Published in Science as… Read more »

Research we’re reading

Research we’re reading is a regular series written by Taylor & Francis employees, taking a look at recent articles that have caught our attention and got us thinking. This is the first instalment – keep an eye out for more posts coming soon… Cat Cetnik, Content Executive Role models revisited: youth, novelty, and the impact of female… Read more »