Research metrics: get your guide

Don’t know your Impact Factor from your h-index? Altmetric Attention Score from Eigenfactor? Do you need to understand what research metrics are and how to use them to assess what journal to publish your research in?

Delve into our handy introduction, including a guide which explains the most commonly used metrics.


Gender and publishing

How diverse are journal editorial boards and is the current publishing landscape equitable?

In our latest researcher insight, PhD candidate Verity Postlethwaite shares her views on the relationship between gender and publishing.


Should you share your data?

What are the benefits of data sharing to authors and the scientific community? If you share your research data might someone “scoop” your future paper?

Jon Grahe, Editor of The Journal of Social Psychology, tackles both the opportunities and challenges of data sharing.


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Journals regularly ‘call for papers’, asking for submissions within particular fields or focused on specific topics. Answering these is a great way to get published, ensuring your research fits a particular journal’s aims and scope. You can search for current submission requests within your subject area on our regularly updated calls for papers page.

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