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By Charlesworth Author Services on December 02, 2019

Reference Citation: Including accurate citations and references in your research paper

Accurate citation is so important: ensure you’ve actually read a paper before citing it in your own work and be honest with your references.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on November 28, 2019

What are Open Access Creative Commons licenses and why do you need to know about them?

Most active researchers and academics these days are aware of the concept of open access (OA) publishing and how it works, even though recent scholarly surveys have shown that most remain confused about or simply unaware of how this model could be useful for them career-wise. 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on November 21, 2019

Ethics in academic publishing: Understanding ‘gift’ authorships

Gift authorship’ is one of the most common kinds of unethical behaviour seen in academic publishing. In this practice, an author is added to a paper when they have not actually made a contribution to the work, perhaps to reward a collaborator, return a favour, or for some other gain. 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on November 14, 2019

Helping Early Career Researchers Overcome imposter syndrome – Charlesworth Knowledge free webinar on Tuesday November 26th 2019

Imposter Syndrome refers to a feeling that you are inadequate, not as intelligent as your colleagues and you have gained your position more through luck than skill. 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on November 11, 2019

Gain key transferable skills with Charlesworth and enhance your employability inside and outside of academia

Did you know that less than ten percent of PhD students currently enrolled in the UK go on to work in academia after graduation? 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on June 11, 2019

What are Video Abstracts?

Video Abstracts are short 2-3 minute videos with voice-over that deliver the core message of your research output in a bite-sized, easily accessible format.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on April 11, 2019

How to create an academic research conference poster

Academic posters are widely used within the research community to quickly and clearly provide a visual explanation of research methodology and findings to the viewer.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 31, 2019

Open Access Week 2019 Review

Thank you for joining the Charlesworth Author Services education team throughout Open Access Week 2019.   

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 24, 2019

Green Open Access or Gold Open Access? Which open access publishing model works best for you?

As this week is International Open Access Week 2019, the Charlesworth Author Services education team will participate in this year’s theme ‘Open for whom? Equity in open knowledge’.    

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 22, 2019

The most basic secret to successful academic paper writing: Structure

There is nothing magical about successfully writing and publishing academic papers.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 17, 2019

Use Charlesworth Author Services Statistical Review Service to make sure the statistical analyses in your articles are above suspicion

There are three kinds of lies: Lies, damned lies and statistics. Did you know that, often, the toughest papers for journal editors to process are those that contain statistical analyses? 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 09, 2019

How academics are assessed: Rewarding how we do research and not just where it gets published

All academic researchers currently want to see their research published in the best possible journals, which means those with the highest impact factors (IFs).

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By Charlesworth Author Services on April 10, 2019

Blinded by peer review? Many academic authors actually like this approach as it largely removes bias from the process

All academics want their publications to appear in internationally ranked and listed journals; ideally ones with a high impact factor (IF) ranking.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 10, 2019

Charlesworth Knowledge on the road in Turkey Eazy Solutions: Istanbul to Ankara and back again

Our Charlesworth Author Services education team, together with our partners at Eazy Solutions completed a week-long roadshow in Turkey, delivering publishing training workshops and engaging with early career researchers (ECRs) on-site at seven universities.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 03, 2019

Formatting doormatting: How much time (and money) do academics actually spend formatting their articles for journal submission?

We teach effective journal selection in our Charlesworth Author Services education workshops, including how to submit to a publisher to maximise your publication potential.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 01, 2019

Creating great academic papers: Enjoy writing and learn to engage your readers and editors

 Our goal as writers is to keep people interested and have fun!

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By Charlesworth Author Services on September 23, 2019

A good tip to improve your English writing: Try to write for ten minutes a day

Try to write in English for just ten minutes each day!

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By Charlesworth Author Services on September 20, 2019

Navigating peer review: Part 5 - How to respond to comments you disagree with in order to maximise your chances of acceptance

Our last blog of the week will reveal how to respond to comments you disagree with in order to maximise your chances of acceptance.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on September 19, 2019

Navigating peer review: Part 4 - How to respond to peer reviewer comments – Minor revisions

In today's Peer Review Week 2019 daily blog we discuss responding to minor comments received from a journal.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on September 18, 2019

Navigating peer review: Part 3 – How to respond to peer reviewer comments – Major revisions

Research articles submitted to journals are initially evaluated by an editor, or an editorial board member, in a process we call ‘editorial triage’.

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