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By Charlesworth Author Services on May 25, 2021

Is it safe to publish preprints on ResearchGate?

ResearchGate is a professional networking site for research scientists that enables researchers to connect with one another professionally, and allows them to share and promote their work. In addition to facilitating communication between research scientists, this site also enable scientists to track their publication statistics and metrics and share publications by posting them to the site. ResearchGate not only allows users to post published works (which are not copyright-protected by the journal that originally published them), it also allows users to upload preprints, or author’s versions, much like a standard preprint server.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on May 25, 2021

Is preprint the best way to go in research?

A preprint is a non-peer-reviewed version of a paper that is posted to a publicly accessibly preprint server, before or instead of submitting to a traditional peer-reviewed journal. A preprint paper is sometimes referred to as an ‘author’s version’, because it is a document that is wholly created, published, and owned by the author.

Preprint publishing is standard in some research fields, while in other fields it is still misunderstood or looked on with suspicion. In this post we will discuss the various advantages and disadvantages of posting your work as a preprint, and whether preprints are always the best way to go in research.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on August 26, 2021

Understanding alternative research metrics

As scholarship has moved online and Open Access has gathered momentum, there is growing consensus that alternative metrics are needed. A variety of research metrics are currently used, and the number of different metrics is growing every day.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on September 06, 2021

How to adapt scientific writing for blogs

Blog posts are short, easy reads usually intended for non-specialist audiences. Because of their short format, it can be a challenge to distil the main essence of a large topic into only a few hundred words, so here are some tips on how to break down this task and what to look out for.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on September 06, 2021

How to write about complex scientific concepts in simple, accessible language

Writing about complex science can be challenging, especially when you’re used to speaking to other professionals in your field every day, where a common understanding of the language you use is taken for granted. Here, we discuss some helpful tips around what to do, and what not to do.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on September 06, 2021

From innovation to commercialisation: how to present your research to industry

Commercialisation of innovative ideas and technologies is an often-necessary step to having real impact, but can be a daunting prospect, especially as an academic researcher. Here, we discuss how to present research to industry, whether it’s to establish collaborative partnerships or seek investment.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on September 16, 2021

Working with the media to disseminate your research

If you would like to gain even greater exposure for your research and aspire to share your work as widely as possible with the public, you will want to consider working directly with mainstream media channels. Read on to learn some effective ways to start working with the media.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on September 16, 2021

How to effectively share your research on social media

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 10, 2021

Bitesize Webinar: How to write and structure your academic article for publication - Module 15: Increase visibility and track your impact

This module provides guidelines for increasing visibility, measuring and tracking impact.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on November 27, 2017

Academic Repositories: What are they?

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 March 12, 2021

Choosing the right venue for sharing your research

There are many ways to share the results of your research. Building a profile as a researcher can help you to become more well known in the field, enhance the visibility of your work, and increase the number of researchers who read your work when it is published in journals. You can share information about your research through a professional website, Twitter, social media platforms such as LinkedIn and by maintaining a research blog.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 01, 2021

Bitesize Webinar: Presenting and promoting your research: Understanding the needs of different stakeholders when presenting

This webinar provides helpful hints and tips when presenting your research to different stakeholders. 

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 01, 2021

Bitesize Webinar: Presenting and promoting your research: How to target your message to different audiences

Here we talk about why we need to target our message and customize it for different audiences- namely, students, academics, practitioners in your field, and the public.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 01, 2021

Bitesize Webinar: Presenting and promoting your research: How to present at an international conference

This module talks about how to present at an international conference, something you’ll want to do regularly in your academic career.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 01, 2021

Bitesize Webinar: Presenting and promoting your research: Tools and methods to communicate the wider impact of your work

In this module, we’ll talk about tools and methods that help you communicate the wider impact of your work.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 17, 2021

Best tips for building a research profile

As a researcher it is important to build a reputation and name recognition in your field. You want to share your research with others, and you want to demonstrate the impact of your publications. There are many reasons why researchers build a profile including, building their CV, networking with colleagues, sharing the results of their research, and being invited to participate in academic events and activities like keynote talks and serving on boards. For academics today having an online presence is very important. So here are some tips for building a research profile.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 10, 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 March 17, 2020

How to give a great academic conference presentation: Tips and tricks

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 January 05, 2020

How do I write an effective conference abstract?

Almost every PhD student and ECR will attend a conference at some point in their research career, not just as a participant but to present papers as well.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on May 22, 2020

What is public engagement? 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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