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Promoting your Research

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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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In recent years, many research groups have been working independently to develop metrics that measure the impact of published research. The journal impact factor is a…
How citation metrics can help you benchmark your research impact
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Euan Adie is founder and CEO of London-based start-up Altmetric, which tracks online activity relating to scholarly literature. Altmetric was founded in 2011, emerging…
A broader view of research impact through Altmetric
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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…