“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 »
“Winning this award and the recognition it brings will be a great boost to our research in the future…” We are both delighted and surprised to win the Best Paper of the Year Award for the Journal of Agricultural Extension and Education, and it is a particular honour to receive this award for the second… Read more »
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 »
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 »
Music in the exercise domain: a review and synthesis (Part I) Published in International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, December 2011 Downloads: 7,136* Altmetric score: 91* ‘It is a form of publication that is totally inclusive’ Open access gives other scholars and students at all educational levels immediate access to your work. It is… Read more »
I would tell future applicants for this award to put time into the process and just go for it. The culmination of the conference, presenting my work, and making new meaningful connections were an amazing experience!
As an early-stage researcher, it can be quite intimidating to present your research to some of the biggest names in your field that have been doing this type of research since before you were born! The prize allowed me to go to the Academy of Aphasia conference with a greater amount of confidence in my work.
I discovered (via Twitter!) that the judges had decided on my article. I was sitting on a plane, buckled into my seatbelt and well aware of the fact that my phone should already have been switched off. I took a screen shot of the tweet, and checked back over the course of the 10-hour flight just to make sure I hadn’t hallucinated the whole thing.
Advice from published researchers.