research

A new approach to peer review

In August, Taylor & Francis announced a new trial with Peerage of Science, a free service which facilitates a streamlined peer review process for authors. The thirty Taylor & Francis journals included in the trial are now benefiting from the enhanced services Peerage of Science offers. So as an author, should you be considering Peerage of… Read more »

Research stories: on drama, autism and education

Material Voices: intermediality and autism was published in August 2016 in the journal Research in Drama Education:  The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance and was downloaded more than 600 times within the first month. It was picked up by the blog PsyPost, and Taylor and Francis responded to the article’s international reach by making it… Read more »

Peer review | a global view

Interested in what motivates researchers to peer review? Or what training and support people would like to see in place? Now published is Peer review: a global view, the latest supplement from one of the largest research studies into peer review in recent years. 5 key findings: Making a contribution to the field and sharing… 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 »

Digital research practices: the real user experience

“Finding information is crucial to anyone studying at, or working at a university…” Discovering and navigating digital information is part of every researcher’s work. But what is that user experience and how can it be improved? Taylor & Francis is working with Loughborough University’s Library, Graduate School, and their Senior Lecturer in Publishing to examine users’… Read more »

How do early career researchers ‘publish and thrive’?

The numbers moving from PhDs into a career in academia are shrinking, and the challenges to pursuing a career in research appear to be rising. So how can early career researchers best develop a body of published research, and what can the scholarly community do to better support people as they move into becoming published… Read more »

A new scholar’s perspective on open peer review

Maha Bali is an Associate Professor of Practice at the Center for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo. Responding to the Taylor & Francis survey on peer review inspired me to write my own article, arguing for open peer review. Coincidentally, I published my article in a Taylor & Francis journal, Teaching… Read more »