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Insights blog

Explore insightful and helpful blogs to help you on your researcher journey

Navigating your research career can be complex, but we’re here to help with the Insights blog. Hear from expert voices, sharing top tips and advice on publishing your research and beyond.

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Get published

How to get an article published for the first time 
Writing and publishing your first academic paper can be a daunting task. We have got you covered with practical advice…
8 useful research paper writing tools and resources
Academic writing can be a daunting and time-consuming process, but with the help of the right tools you can make…
Turning your PhD into a successful book 
Requests regularly arrive in the Author Services inbox asking for advice about turning PhD research into journal articles or books.…

Peer review

Tips on how to become a peer reviewer
From boosting your academic career to staying on top of the latest research, there are many benefits to becoming a…
Behind the scenes of peer review: meet the Taylor & Francis Editorial office team
Across the virtual seas of peer review, the Editorial office keeps the voyage ship-shape, all around the world. At Taylor…
How does peer review support integrity in research?
The topic of integrity in research has become increasingly pressing in recent years. The ongoing reproducibility crisis, the emergence of…

Research impact

Presenting your research effectively and with confidence
However much experience you have of public speaking, we can all continue to improve by learning from others. That’s why…
Hooking your audience: tips for presenting your research
How can you approach pitching your research to an audience who are non-specialists? Why is research communication important in the…
5 must-have skills for researchers of the future
The world of academic research is changing rapidly and so are the skills required by researchers. While skills for writing…

Open research

10 trending open access articles 2021
Research published open access (OA) is free for anyone to read, anywhere. That means it’s a great way to maximize…
Are open access journals good quality?
Is it easier to publish in open access journals? Do open access journals use peer review? Are open access journals…
10 tips for making your research open 
What is open research, why should you choose open research and why does it matter to your research career? These…

Mentoring and support

3 ways to support your academic wellbeing
Do you ever wonder how to navigate the pressures of scholarly research? It’s important to know how to balance your…
5 tips for combating imposter syndrome in academia
Imposter syndrome has become a widely discussed topic in the working world over the last decade. Now, imposter syndrome in…
Research careers outside academia: what are your options? 
For many researchers who are reaching the end of their PhDs, a difficult decision may be looming: do you pursue…

Taylor & Francis news and updates

Listen to the latest research when and how you want to
Taylor & Francis Online has introduced a new text-to-audio option for all journal content, making research articles more accessible to a…
Author name changes for published articles
A change of name can come about for various reasons, such as marriage or divorce, gender transition, or change in…
Journal articles are now more accessible and shareable with eReader
eReader and the EPUB file format have brought big changes to the ways readers can access and share published articles.…

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