By Charlesworth Author Services on January 22, 2020

Read, write, repeat: Finding the motivation to keep writing

In most cases, the written PhD thesis is the principal way of clearly and cohesively conveying all the elements of your research.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on January 15, 2020

How to start writing from Day One of your PhD

What do I write? How do I start writing? Is my writing good enough? If you’ve found yourself asking these questions, you are not alone. 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on January 10, 2020

Four top tips for making the most of your PhD

The PhD can often feel overwhelming to researchers who are just starting the journey.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on January 10, 2020

How can I promote myself 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 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 January 03, 2020

A simple guide to begin publishing during Your PhD

One of the best ways of sharing your research is by publishing your findings, innovative methodologies or original knowledge that you have created through your PhD. 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on December 19, 2019

The Charlesworth Group celebrates 20 years as a market leader in China supporting the global scholarly publishing community

LONDON December 18 2019: The Charlesworth Group celebrates its 20th anniversary helping academics and scholarly publishers as the market-leading experts in China. 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on December 16, 2019

Understanding journal article processing charges (APCs): How much should you pay and why?

Academic research articles are published following one of two basic models, either ‘traditional’ or open access (OA).

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By Charlesworth Author Services on December 13, 2019

The Charlesworth Group develops Dove Medical Press Ltd. WeChat mini-program to help increase engagement with Chinese authors

LONDON: 12th December 2019 The Charlesworth Group extends the scope of its WeChat account management service for Dove Medical Press Ltd, part of the Taylor and Francis Group, with the launch of a new WeChat mini-program, designed to help Dove increase engagement with its Chinese author community. 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on December 09, 2019

Publication ethics explained: What’s the difference between ‘image re-use’ and ‘fabrication?

Re-using an image from an earlier paper is re-publishing something that you, or another author, has previously used in an earlier article. This is possible, but requires permission in some form or another.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on December 06, 2019

Don’t just sit and wait for peer reviews to come back: Write to editors and get involved!

Write to an editor if you feel too much time has passed between submission and the return of reviews.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on December 02, 2019

Happy Darwin Day from Charlesworth Knowledge

Today, February 12th, is Darwin Day, the 210th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin, probably the most famous scientist to have ever lived.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on December 01, 2019

Plan S: The view from one academic

Plan S, a radical new European Union-driven mandate for Open Access publishing looks good. But is it so great for researchers? Academics appreciate grant funding, of course, but also like maximum flexibility when it comes to where and how to publish their work.

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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 November 07, 2019

Received a rejection letter? Don’t take it to heart as this is not always what it seems

No one likes getting rejection letters. Sadly, however, these are a fact of academic life; papers sent out to journals and grant applications are more likely to be rejected than accepted (or funded), especially if you are doing what you should be doing and aiming high with initial manuscript submissions (trying to get your work published in the best possible journals).

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By Charlesworth Author Services on November 06, 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 November 04, 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 30, 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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