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Effective networking is an essential skill for a researcher, especially in times like these where almost everything is virtual. Here are the top 10 tips to make…
Verbal communication is becoming increasingly important for academic success. Here are some tips for effective verbal communication in situations you might commonly find…
If you are managing a project for the first time and feel unprepared to face the challenges setting up a project requires, this article will provide five tips to create…
Predatory behavior is growing rapidly in the publishing industry: it is no longer just the predatory journals and publishers; even predatory conferences are on the rise…
Research in many subject areas or fields involves the collection, archiving, and analysis of large amounts of data. From graduate students to veteran professors,…
PaperHive is a free web platform for researchers to transform reading of scientific research articles into a social and active collaboration. Understand how you can…
With the evolving nature of the scholarly landscape, researchers now have access to many different tools to manage different aspects and stages of their workflow and…
A young researcher's guide to digital tools for project management and data sharing
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In addition to predatory journals and publishers, researchers now need to be wary of predatory conferences as well. But how does one know if a conference is legitimate…
Live tweeting not only helps raise awareness but also increases engagement and draws attention. Arming yourself with the right tools, preparing your tweets in advance,…
"How can I interact with highly experienced scientists as a mere student?" This is a question many students and early career researchers face when they attend…