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By Charlesworth Author Services on 27 November, 2017

Purpose and benefits of an Academic Repository

A ‘repository’ is where items (or data) are stored. A digital repository is a place for storing any documents, files or data online. So, what is an academic repository?

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 20 December, 2018

The Early Career Researcher, public speaking, and making the most of scientific meetings

I’m writing this article while listening to student presentations at a departmental Christmas Conference in Cluj Napoca, Romania. I don’t speak Romanian very well and so I don’t understand a lot of what’s being said, but I can see the slides and get an overall impression from each talk. Perhaps you’ve had a similar experience when listening to talks in English? In this context, at international conferences when audience members speak a range of languages, your slides and general presentation style are even more important.

What are some of the most common mistakes that people make when giving conference presentations? Here are two from the first talk of the morning here in Cluj.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 15 March, 2019

Maximise your research impact with Charlesworth Knowledge

What is ‘research impact’? Why is this concept important? Why should you care? Get in touch with our team at Charlesworth Knowledge to learn how we can help you to maximise the impact of your research.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 09 April, 2019

Maximise discoverability of your research through Titles, Abstracts and Keywords

Three key elements of your paper and specifically your submission – title, abstract and keywords – if carefully constructed, can ensure maximum visibility and searchability. This article provides tips on how to come up with titles, abstracts and keywords for your research papers in order to maximise their discoverability.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 10 May, 2019

Developing the ‘why’ of your presentations to ensure you achieve maximum impact

Ask yourself a quick question: How often have you sat through a lecture or public presentation and not known WHY you were there?

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 06 June, 2019

Prepare for your next academic conference with Charlesworth Knowledge

Sign up for our next webinar on Tuesday June 25th @ 10:00am or @ 14:00pm BST and learn about planning for an academic conference. These events can be HUGE networking opportunities that can make or break careers.

 

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 14 June, 2019

Avoiding Predatory Academic Conferences

We’ve recently seen an upsurge in the number of academic conferences. However, are you sure that the conference you plan to attend is really all that it appears to be?

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 25 June, 2019

Enhance your academic reputation and connections with an ORCID iD

Do you have an ORCID researcher identification number? If not, then we recommend you get one.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 10 July, 2019

The Charlesworth Knowledge 12-step programme to enhance your public speaking and presentation skills

Don’t just roll the dice. One of the most important skills you can learn as an early-career researcher is how to give an effective research talk, lecture, or presentation in front of an audience. Sign up for our next webinars on Tuesday 30th July! 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 03 August, 2019

Learning to give an effective research talk with Charlesworth Knowledge

We offer a range of training workshops and other online materials at Charlesworth Knowledge to help you design and deliver effective research presentations.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 04 November, 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 06 November, 2019

How Video Abstracts help communicate and publicise your research

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 05 January, 2020

Preparing a Conference Abstract: Criteria and Tips

A clearly written, engaging conference abstract will raise your chances of being accepted to present at the conference. So, it is worth investing the time to prepare this part of your submission well.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 10 January, 2020

How to promote yourself as an academic researcher

The idea of promoting yourself can seem awkward.  However, with it becoming ever more competitive to secure positions and funding in academia, we all need to showcase our experience and achievements, and ensure that potential employers can see our best qualities.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 28 January, 2020

Introduction to Preprints

A preprint is a research article draft completed prior to publication that is then publicly shared by the author(s) prior to, or after, formal journal-controlled peer review, but before publication. Preprints are documents that are often not typeset or built into online content.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 10 March, 2020

Using Podcasts to create research impact

One of our goals at Charlesworth Author Services is to help you ensure that you get your message across in your papers and that your writing and content is memorable.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 17 March, 2020

Tips to give a great academic Conference Presentation

One key part of academic development is developing the skills to give great conference presentations. These are skills that can be learned; although some people are naturally talented public speakers, you can develop and train yourself to be better at presenting your work and ideas.

 
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By Charlesworth Author Services on 22 May, 2020

Five key tips for successful public engagement with your research

Researchers are increasingly required to participate in public engagement and research communication activity.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 08 July, 2020

Understanding and using preprint servers

Preprint servers are online archives of papers that have not yet been subjected to peer review. Most preprint servers enable researchers to upload draft versions of a manuscript prior to submitting it to a more traditional peer-reviewed journal. 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 10 August, 2020

How to produce compelling Data Visualisations

Research produces data, and as researchers, we develop the skills to interpret it and draw out the details, the trends, and the correlations, that are of interest.  For a wider audience, we need to present the data in a way that makes these important points as clear as possible.  Publishing in a journal, readers don’t want to have to wade through all the data to see whether the arguments stand up.  When writing for a general audience, it’s even more important to present data in an easily digested manner.

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