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By Charlesworth Author Services on July 24, 2021

Different types of scientific papers

There are several different types of scholarly publications, which vary by discipline. Not all journals publish every type of scholarly article. Understanding how different types of papers are written and how they are reviewed will help you decide which type of paper you can publish.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on August 26, 2021

Best tips to do a PubMed search

PubMed is one of the most frequently used search engines among researchers in biomedical fields and is considered one of the most powerful. As with any search engine, spend some time exploring all of the features of PubMed before beginning your search. Spending time exploring the search engine will result in more productive and efficient searches.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on August 26, 2021

Best tips to do a Scopus search

Scopus is an abstract and citation database of research and covers health, life, physical and social sciences. The Scopus database contains more than 75 million records, 24,600 titles and 5,000 publishers. Scopus includes a number of different tools that allow researchers to search for documents, track citations over time and analyse search results.

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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

Writing 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 21, 2021

Academic writing to reach the wider community

The nature of academic publishing often encourages us to think in very detailed, narrow terms. Here, we discuss how to reach those outside of our own niche, and how to most effectively communicate ideas across multiple disciplines.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on September 22, 2021

Avoiding common pitfalls in writing about your research to the general public

Whether it is for a university open day, an outreach event or a regular research group newsletter for interested subscribers, your goal is to engage the public in a clear and concise manner. This article explores a few common pitfalls that occur when communicating your research with the general public, offering advice on how to avoid them.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on September 22, 2021

Pitching and writing scientific articles for mainstream media

As a thought leader in your field, you will have made findings and hold opinions on certain topics that will affect the general public. It is not unusual, therefore, to be approached by mainstream publications, or to have the impulse to pitch an article to a magazine, in order to bring your expertise into a wider conversation. Let’s discuss some things to bear in mind in this situation.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on September 23, 2021

Scientific writing tips for outreach programmes

Academics are sometimes afforded the opportunity to take part in outreach programmes. Usually, the target audience are schoolchildren and young adults. It can be challenging to create engaging content for an outreach programme, so here are a few tips to get you on your way.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 10, 2021

Conducting a literature review

The goal of the theoretical framework, or literature review for your paper is to present and synthesize research that other researchers have conducted and provide an explanation of how your study connects to other research on this topic.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 11, 2021

Common Writing Errors in Academic Writing

Writing errors are common across academic papers submitted for publication review. These can lead to a decision to reject, especially if they are prevalent throughout the submission. Even if these errors do not result in a rejection, they will result in significant revisions, which can be tedious and time-consuming.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 12, 2021

Writing a Strong Methods Section

The methods section is very straightforward to write, but it does require a lot of technical detail, so writing this section can be time-intensive. In this section, you describe how you conducted your study, and making sure that this section is clear and complete is of utmost importance to readers and reviewers. Journal reviewers will weigh this section heavily during the peer-review process, as will journal editors.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 12, 2021

Writing a compelling results and discussion section

In the results section of your academic paper, you present what you found when you conducted your analyses, whereas in your discussion section you explain what your results mean and connect them to prior research studies. In other words, the results section is where you describe what you did, and the discussion sections is where you describe what this means for the field.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 04, 2021

Bitesize Webinar: How to write and structure your academic article for publication - Module 2: Select an appropriate journal

This module helps you choose an appropriate journal for your academic paper. Here, we discuss about Open Access journals and journal databases.

 

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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 12: Understand the peer review process

This module is designed to help you understand the peer review process. It talks about peer review, explains the peer review process, describes the types of peer review and shares tips on how to become a great peer reviewer.

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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 13: Navigate the revise and resubmit process

Module 13 will help you navigate the revision and resubmission process. It helps you understand the process, it gives tips for revising, resubmitting and going through the revision response.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on April 20, 2021

Bitesize Webinar: How to write and structure your academic article for publication - Module 14: Increase your chances for publication

Module 14 will provide you with tips for increasing your chances of publication. It takes you through why papers are typically rejected and how to increase your chances of publication - in the Pre-writing, Writing and Post-submission stage.

 

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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 02, 2016

Tips on using figures and tables

There are many compelling reasons to include tables and/or figures in journal articles. We review some considerations and tips to ensure that you have the best chance of utilizing these elements to full advantage in your journal submission.

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