By 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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By on May 01, 2019

Understanding the dilemma of Open Access with Charlesworth Knowledge: Follow your heart, or advance your career?


Our Charlesworth pre-peer review and independent journal selection services can help you to cut down the time otherwise spent on navigating the thorny issues of journal selection and Open Access.


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By G Dyke on April 26, 2019

‘Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm’

Academics experience more rejection than almost any other profession. Learn to manage this with Charlesworth Knowledge.

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By on April 11, 2019

Avoid the evils of plagiarism with Charlesworth Knowledge

Charlesworth Author Services offer a plagiarism checking service, enabling you to ensure your paper is as clean as a whistle before submission.

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By on April 09, 2019

Maximise research discoverability


Charlesworth Knowledge paper writing and publishing workshops will help you to maximise the discoverability and impact of your articles.


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By on April 05, 2019

Effective grant writing: Why is your research important and significant?


As a researcher, you know what questions you want to address and which problems you want to solve: The key hypotheses that you want to test and why these issues are important to you and your colleagues. One of the major barriers to writing successful funding applications is transferring your own passion for a particular research question to a wider audience: why should a funding agency or a set of reviewers find your research important and significant?



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By on April 01, 2019

At Charlesworth Author Services we know that successful grant writing is both an art and a science


Winning funding is a critical step for any research project, often the critical step. We are delighted to announce the launch of grant proposal editing, a new service for authors from The Charlesworth Group. Our aim is to help you with the language and presentation of your proposals so that reviewers and assessors can focus solely on your scientific content and the issue you are looking to address, thereby maximising your chances of success.





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By G Dyke on March 22, 2019

Can you steal from yourself? Learn about ‘self-plagiarism’ with Charlesworth Knowledge

Research ethics, especially plagiarism, can be complex. Charlesworth Knowledge training courses and online materials can help, so why not get in touch with a member of our team for more information?

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By G Dyke on March 20, 2019

Walking off with dinosaurs: Understanding research IP with Charlesworth Knowledge

Charlesworth Knowledge intellectual property (IP) training for researchers will help you to properly protect your own ideas and carry out your own projects ethically.

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By G Dyke on March 18, 2019

Making a good impression: The Charlesworth Knowledge ten-second rule


Making a good impression in an interview, or summoning the courage to talk to a senior colleague at a research conference, can be a difficult and daunting prospect. Charlesworth Knowledge training courses can help: we can enable you to overcome the nerves that come naturally when you suddenly find yourself in these situations, and teach you some tricks and tips to help ensure you make the best possible first impression on colleagues.


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By G Dyke on March 15, 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 G Dyke on March 13, 2019

How many authors? Charlesworth Knowledge can help to ensure your work is compliant with ethical publishing guidelines


Writing and submitting papers is just part of the publishing story. There’s lots of issues and potential pitfalls to be aware of. Our Charlesworth Knowledge training courses and online materials can help you to ensure your submissions are compliant with journal publishing and ethical guidelines. The Charlesworth Group is a member of the Committee on Publishing Ethics (COPE).


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By G Dyke on March 11, 2019

Reviewer blind dating with Charlesworth Knowledge

The peer review process forms the bedrock of scientific publishing. Charlesworth Knowledge can help you navigate the peer-review minefield, including understanding the concept of double-blind peer review.

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By G Dyke on March 08, 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 G Dyke on March 07, 2019

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, which is the best journal of them all?: Let Charlesworth Knowledge help

Selecting a target journal for research work is one of the toughest initial steps of the publishing process. Our journal selection service can help.

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By G Dyke on March 05, 2019

Charlesworth Knowledge Free Webinar: 17:00 GMT on Friday March 8th, 2019


It’s not too late to sign up for our free Webinar ‘Writing an effective scientific paper’, going live 17:00 GMT on Friday March 8th, 2019.



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By G Dyke on February 28, 2019

What does a ‘revisions required’ editorial decision really mean? Learn from experience with Charlesworth Knowledge

Managing and responding to reviewer comments can be difficult. Our experts can help you decode the responses that come back from journals about your papers.

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By G Dyke on February 26, 2019

Ten tips from Charlesworth Knowledge: Writing an effective research paper and getting it published

Writing an academic paper can be a daunting prospect, especially at early career stages. Gareth Dyke, Charlesworth's Head of Content Development and Delivery (and the author of more than 260 peer-reviewed papers), has put together a list of ten top tips to ease the stress.

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By G Dyke on February 22, 2019

Recover from an academic setback with Charlesworth Knowledge

Train with Charlesworth Knowledge to recover from academic setbacks.

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By G Dyke on February 20, 2019

Positive peer review: Some tips and tricks from Charlesworth Knowledge


As part of our peer review training at Charlesworth Knowledge, we aim to help young researchers be as effective as possible when participating in this process. It can be daunting as well as flattering to receive a request from a journal to work on a paper; at the same time, how can you quickly and easily put together an effective set of comments to send back to an editor and be a ‘useful’ peer reviewer?



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