research

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 »

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 »

World Malaria Day 2017: Research Interview

World Malaria Day (25 April) raises awareness of the global issues facing malaria today. With over 200 million new cases of the disease worldwide in 2015, 429,000 of which ended in death, the annual event marks the perfect opportunity to explore the themes it raises. To go alongside our special article collection, we asked a leading… Read more »

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 »

World Water Day 2017: Research Stories Part II

World Water Day (22 March) raises awareness of the global issues facing water today. With over 663 million people across the world living without a safe water supply close to home, the annual event marks the perfect opportunity to investigate the state of the field. To go alongside our themed article collection, we asked several… Read more »

World Water Day 2017: Research Stories Part I

World Water Day (22 March) raises awareness of the global issues facing water today. With over 663 million people across the world living without a safe water supply close to home, the annual event marks the perfect opportunity to explore the themes it raises. To go alongside our themed article collection, we asked several leading… 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 »

Winner’s story: Kowiyou Yessoufou

The present award is definitely encouraging and is evidence that I am engaged in exciting research. More critically, this award will boost my research as it will provide the badly needed financial support to further my research. It was indeed with a great surprise that I received the news that I had won the 2016… Read more »

Research stories: Marte Blikstad-Balas on Wikipedia use in schools

Whilst for many Wikipedia has become an everyday tool for harvesting quick and easy knowledge, educational institutions continue to dissuade students against its use. In this interview Marte Blikstad-Balas tells us about her research, published last year in the Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, on Wikipedia use in schools. So Marte, what sparked your interest… Read more »