Why did you choose to become a gender studies researcher?

International Women’s Day (IWD) celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. To celebrate International Women’s Day 2017 (March 8), we caught up with gender studies researchers and journal editors to talk about why they chose their area of research, why it is… Read more »

‘Life on the other side’: from PhD to publishing placement

The NERC GW4+ Partnership brings together ten of the UK’s leading research institutions in natural and environmental science. Its Doctoral Training Program aims to equip PhD students with the skills to be world leaders in Earth and Environmental Sciences, through placements, training and support activities. As one of the partner organizations, Taylor & Francis recently… 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 »

How not to get lost in translation

Postdoctoral students from the London Arts and Humanities Partnership, of which Routledge (part of the Taylor & Francis Group) is a cultural partner, are taking over our Insights blog this week. Read about the issues that affect today’s PhD students with three guest posts that cover academic events, using multi-lingual sources for your research, and… Read more »

Is academia fairly portrayed in the press?

“Higher Education has the capacity to shape public opinion and government policy, but it’s not fully reaching that potential at present. The devastating impact of emotional, sensationalist tabloid coverage of research findings are having a damaging effect on higher education. We should be aiming for a more intelligent media, boosting the offering of higher education… Read more »

Altmetric for Books: now on Routledge Handbooks Online

Routledge Handbooks Online became the first customer of Altmetric for Books this month, meaning book editors, chapter authors and readers can now take advantage of functionality previously only available to scholars working on journal articles. Altmetric mines the internet for data to help authors, researchers, publishers and funders understand the many ways that research has… Read more »