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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…
8 Tips for presenting a paper at an academic conference
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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…
How to make your paper more accessible through self-archiving
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Impact factors, the h-index, and other measures of assessing research journals and researchers are all based on citations. The basic logic is simple: if other…
This post suggests a few language-related strategies for researchers to explain abstract or difficult-to-grasp concepts to the general public.
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…
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…
Publishing your research in scholarly journals is important, but what may be even more important is getting the scientific information into everyday communication…
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…
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…
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…