By Charlesworth Author Services on June 19, 2019

Positive communication with a journal editor can make or break your submission: Why a well-written and effective ‘covering letter’ is important when submitting your paper to a journal

We are often asked at our Charlesworth Knowledge author training workshops: Why should I bother to write a ‘covering letter’ when submitting my paper to a journal?

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By Charlesworth Author Services on June 17, 2019

Don’t be an academic Mozart: Write it down!

Many academics reach the ends of their careers with lots of ideas and tonnes of unfinished work. What happens to all these ideas? Often the answer is nothing.

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By G Dyke on June 14, 2019

Learn to avoid ‘predatory’ academic conferences with Charlesworth Knowledge

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

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By Charlesworth Author Services on June 13, 2019

Tips from the editorial office: Ethics in peer review

A recent horror story from a journal editorial office highlights some of the ethical pitfalls of (non)constructive peer review.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on June 12, 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 G Dyke on June 11, 2019

Charlesworth Knowledge in Beijing: Questions and feedback from our author education workshops

Our team just completed a 10-day tour of university departments and medical schools in the Chinese cities of Beijing and Shenyang, helping young researchers to write and publish their papers more effectively and develop their communication skills in English.

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By G Dyke on June 06, 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 June 05, 2019

What’s the difference between a ‘review paper’ and a ‘regular article’? It seems easier to write and publish a ‘review paper’

The difference between a ‘review’ and a ‘regular’ research paper is one of the most common questions we are asked during our Charlesworth Knowledge paper writing workshops.

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By The Charlesworth Group on May 28, 2019

Hindawi Limited partners with The Charlesworth Group to collaborate with academic researchers in China

Hindawi is working with The Charlesworth Group to provide the academic community in China with researcher resources and information.

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By The Charlesworth Group on May 25, 2019

Akadémiai Kiadó selects The Charlesworth Group as their exclusive partner for English Language Polishing Services

The Charlesworth Author Services Division is delighted to announce a new exclusive editorial referral partnership with the Akadémiai Kiadó, the publishing house of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, to provide English Language polishing services to Akadémiai Kiadó authors.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on May 24, 2019

The use, re-use, and abuse of figures in academic publishing: Is a picture really worth ten thousand words?

Re-using images from published papers, even your own, can be problematic and is usually not possible without permission (re-use without citation and/or permission is a form of plagiarism).

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By Charlesworth Author Services on May 11, 2019

Understanding the ‘Five Stages of Peer Review’ with Charlesworth Knowledge

Charlesworth Knowledge provides a range of training services, including workshops and expert advice, aimed at helping you to become better at peer review.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on May 09, 2019

Should you perform ghost peer review for someone else, such as an advisor or senior colleague? Publication ethical guidelines say ‘no’

Getting someone else to write peer reviews for you is unethical.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on May 20, 2019

The Charlesworth Knowledge ‘pirate code’: Easy and effective data presentation

As we count down to our next Charlesworth Knowledge FREE webinar, ‘Get on top of your statistics and data presentation’, on Tuesday 28th May (10am BST and 2pm BST), the 'pirate code' for effective data presentation includes some of the tips and tricks that we’ll cover.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on May 16, 2019

Successfully manage your research funding with Charlesworth Knowledge

 

Securing funding for your research can be both a blessing and a curse.

 

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on May 13, 2019

Can my paper be speeded up? A journal editor’s perspective

Researchers often ask us: 'How can my paper be speeded up through the publication process?' Learn the inside story on academic publishing from Charlesworth.

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By The Charlesworth Group on May 10, 2019

Mark Allin is appointed as non-executive Director at The Charlesworth Group

The Charlesworth Group are pleased to announce that Mark Allin has been appointed as a non-executive Director and will assume his new role from May 2019.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on May 10, 2019

Why should you listen to this talk? 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 May 08, 2019

Avoid the sharks of predatory publishing with Charlesworth Knowledge

 

Learn techniques to avoid the sharks of predatory publishing with Charlesworth Knowledge

 

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on May 06, 2019

Want to win grant funding: It’s better to be a man, with lots of friends. What’s going on?

Recently published surveys have actually suggested that your chances of winning funding are higher if people know you, view you favourably within your field, and if you are a man. Things have to change.

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