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Collaboration and networking

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…
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…
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…
PaperHive: Tool review and tutorial for researchers
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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…
4 Effective networking tips for early career researchers
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Predatory scholarly conferences pose a new threat to scholarly communications as researchers find themselves inundated with spam emails soliciting their attendance at…
I am currently writing a few research papers. From my office in France, I must write with my co-authors located in Brazil and two different cities in the USA. How can I…
Researchers tend to form close-knit communities with other researchers in their specific areas of study. Breaking into these closed communities and getting noticed can…