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Promoting your Research

This post explains what lay summaries are, the purpose they serve, the stages in your career when you may need to write them, and how they can help make your research…
Gail Schofield is a marine ecologist with over two decades of research experience in coastal area management and conservation of endangered species. She has considerable…
Each year, about 2.5 million articles are published in scholarly journals worldwide. Countless news articles, e-newsletters, blog posts, and multimedia content such as…
This post contains a list of things you need to do to start promoting your work. This checklist should help you list all your ideas and channels of promotion in one…
Today, being an academic brings with it the added responsibility of promoting your research in order to generate and demonstrate impact. This post explains how you could…
8 Tips to increase the reach of your research in 2017
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Presenting at an academic conference is an opportunity that most young researchers look forward to. However, addressing a large audience can make you feel nervous, at…
Publishing your research in scholarly journals is important, but what may be even more important is getting the scientific information into everyday communication…
Success in academia is increasingly tied to public engagement, and scientists have to engage with the media to promote their research and explain its significance to the…
This post suggests a few language-related strategies for researchers to explain abstract or difficult-to-grasp concepts to the general public.
6 Quick and easy ways to better explain science to non-scientists
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So you’ve completed your study and published your paper in the journal of your choice. Now you want to make your paper accessible to more and more readers within and…