research impact

Open access: 2017’s most popular research

We’ve been crunching the numbers to reveal the ten most read open access articles published in 2017. Read on to discover what new research was most downloaded across our Open and Open Select journals last year. Interested in what media, blogs, and social media mentions each article has received? Just hover over or click on the ‘donut’… Read more »

Bringing together academics and policy-makers

The theme of Open Access Week 2017 was “Open in order to …”, exploring the potential benefits of publishing research in an open access format. During the week we heard the stories of Taylor & Francis authors who have found success in achieving their publishing goals through open access; whether that’s making new connections, attracting… Read more »

Reaching “on-the-ground practitioners”

The theme of Open Access Week 2017 was “Open in order to …”, exploring the potential benefits of publishing research in an open access format. During the week we heard the stories of Taylor & Francis authors who have found success in achieving their publishing goals through open access; whether that’s making new connections, attracting… Read more »

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 campaigns help maximize the impact of your research

Press campaign: newspapers

Getting your article into the media can help your research achieve greater impact, especially beyond academic circles. Benefits can include an increase in downloads, citations, and reaching audiences who might not otherwise have been exposed to your research or the topic it covers. The below infographic shows the impact one article achieved with a 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 »