research

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 »

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 »